If you think colon cancer only starts at 50, think again. Even though detection methods have improved and there has been a decline in this type of cancer in people over 50, recent studies have revealed that this type of cancer has risen in people between the ages of 20 to 29 by 5.9%. Read more to find out why and what to do about it.
If this statistic might come as a shock to you, it shouldn’t. Lifestyle is a big contributor to many of the ills that exist today. Added to this, toxins we can’t escape from such as pesticides, synthetic hormones, chemicals, etc. all take there toll on our body’s. Here are more factors contributing to early aged colon cancer:
1. Fast Foods
2. Red Meats
3. Sedentary Lifestyles