Researchers from Yale School of Public health have found a possible link between regular exercise and a reduced risk of endometrial cancer.? The study involved the collection detailed information from more than twelve hundred women regarding activity levels and other lifestyle characteristics.
Based on the information collected, researchers concluded that women who exercise for at least two and a half hours per week cut their chances of getting endometrial cancer by more than thirty percent.? Women involved in the study that were very active and had a body mass index and body weight within normal ranges reduced their risk of the disease by even more.
According to estimates from the National Cancer Institute, more than forty thousand new cases of endometrial cancer will be diagnosed in the US this year and nearly eight thousand deaths will come as a result of the disease.
Many health care providers recommend that adults get thirty minutes of exercise per day as part of a healthy lifestyle.? Now we know that the very same investment of time can not only make you look and feel better, but it could potentially save you from this deadly disease.
It?s never too late to start participating in an appropriately designed exercise program.? If you want to start reaping the benefits of exercising regularly, consult your health care provider about the best course of action for your current fitness level.