3 Dangerous Signs “Colon Cancer” Symptoms

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3 Dangerous Signs “Colon Cancer” Symptoms

Dr. Somsak Ukkasilp, Director-General of the Department of Medical Services, said that colon and rectum cancer is usually the most common cancer. of many countries around the world With the changing lifestyles of the population. The incidence of colorectal cancer is trending. And the rectum continues to increase lead to cause of death and a major public health problem. Which is becoming more serious every year.

In Thailand, colon and rectum cancer is one of the five most common cancers in Thai people. There is a higher incidence of the disease every year. Currently, it is the 3rd most common in males and 4th in females. Each year there are 12,467 new cases, 6,874 males and 5,593 females, and more than 4,700 deaths per year.

Colorectal cancer begins with the formation of polyps in the intestines. And develop into cancer using a period of about 10-15 years. Colon cancer. And the rectum is often asymptomatic in the early stages of the disease. There will be symptoms as the disease progresses to the final stages. As a result, the treatment does not work as well as it should.

Causes of colon cancer

  • eating a high fat diet
  • various fast food
  • Charred grilled food
  • Food from re-frying oil
  • processed meat
  • smoking
  • drink alcohol
  • lack of exercise
  • overweight obesity
  • have a family history of polyps or intestinal polyps

3 Dangerous Signs “Colon Cancer” Symptoms

  1. abnormal defecation Constipation alternating with diarrhea Frequent defecation. Incomplete defecation, blood in mucus or mucus Or may pass fresh blood ( >> Which type of “blood transfusion” is risky for colon cancer – hemorrhoids )
  2. Decreased stool size
  3. Abdominal pain, distension, flatulence, colic

However, colon and rectal cancer is a cancer at UFABET. That can screened to find cancer in its early stages. As a result, the treatment is effective and has a high chance of recovering from the disease. People aged 50 years and over should be screened for colon cancer. and the rectum by detecting latent blood in the stool once a year. If abnormal, colonoscopy. Should performed. In the event that polyps or abnormalities are found in the large intestine. The doctor will perform a biopsy on that area for further diagnosis.

Fermented microbes in the gut?

This fermentation process in the large intestine Caused by the work of beneficial bacteria such as probiotics that are 10 times more than the number of body cells, or about 100 trillion cells. When food residues that cannot be digested by the enzyme system in the small intestine pass into the colon. Probiotics use certain dietary fibers as food and by fermentation produce short-chain fatty acids that are beneficial to the body.

Therefore, maintaining the balance of beneficial microorganisms in the body is important for the health of the gastrointestinal tract from the very basic level, such as helping with excretion. absorption of certain minerals and strengthen the body’s immunity to the prevention of colon cancer This can be done by consuming foods that play a role in promoting intestinal health, including probiotics to increase the number of beneficial microorganisms in the body. and prebiotics to enhance the effectiveness of probiotics.