Possible mechanisms in to how exercise can reduce your risk of developing cancer
Exercise in regular dosing has long been known to reduce the risk of developing various cancers. Here's an intriguing study on the complex interplay of adrenaline and the immune system and how it may contribute to cancer prevention.
In practical terms, I highly recommend at least 20 minutes of a physical activity in whatever form you're drawn to most days of the week (if not all). My preferred forms are walking in nature, yoga and dance.
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Dr. Maltz earned a Medical Degree and Master in Public Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX. She completed a combined Internal and Preventive Medicine Residency at UTMB in June, 2011. She then completed a 2-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT, during which she simultaneously underwent an intensive 1000-hour curriculum created by The University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Program founded by Dr. Andrew Weil.