Breast cancer is the most common cancer in England with around 41,200 women diagnosed each year. The older you are, the more likely you are to get it - one in three women who get breast cancer are aged 70 and over. If breast cancer is detected early, it is more treatable. Finding it early could save your life.
Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 41,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages of lung cancer, but many people with the condition will eventually develop symptoms including: (1) A persistent cough (2) coughing up blood (3) Persistent breathlessness (4) Unexplained tiredness and weight loss (5) An ache or pain when breathing or coughing You should see your GP if you have these symptoms.
Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good for your health if it's done correctly. When the body is starved of food, it starts to burn fat so that it can make energy. This can lead to weight loss. However, if you fast for too long your body will eventually start breaking down muscle protein for energy, which is unhealthy.