Pancreatic Cancer And Vitamin A

If like me you believe in making sure you take a regular intake of vitamins to keep the doctor away (so to speak) you will be well aware of the benefits of vitamin A.

Some of the benefits we receive from vitamin A are it aids our vision. It is also responsible for healthy skin and keeps our mucus membranes working efficiently. The mucous membranes when clogged can cause ear infections, headaches, and sore throats, as well as bronchial and lung infections. Those are just some of the complaints the lack of vitamin A can do for you. It also helps with the growth of our teeth, and bones and can be used as a treatment for acne.

Sources Of Vitamin A are green vegetables, carrots, tomatoes, Full-fat dairy produce, fish liver oils, liver, kidney, eggs, apricots, and peaches.

It now appears that Vitamin A is not just capable of helping to keep our body topped up, researchers have found by injecting vitamin A into healthy cells surrounding cancerous cells helped to combat cancer.

Around 7,800 people are diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer each year. It is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer, accounting for 5% of all cancer cases. Read more on how this kind of cancer may be avoided, watch a video of how sufferers of this complaint cope day to day with such a devastating illness.

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