Link Found Between X-rays and CT Scans and Prostate Cancer

Link found between X-rays and prostate cancer. Researchers have found your risk of contracting a rare form of prostate cancer doubles if you had hip and leg X-rays in the past 20 years. Your risk also increases if you had a barium enema. This rare form of prostate cancer hits younger men and is a bit more deadly. Bottom line is, X-rays and CT scans, even at low doses, are starting to show effects 15 and 20 years later.

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Caroline Heinemann has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Concordia Teachers College in Seward Nebraska. She has coordinated a variety of educational programs in her local community and conducts regional business training events and teleconference training calls. She become personally interested in health when she experienced some personal health issues and found that alternative medicine has been the key to her health. She shares tips on staying healthy. She is a former and teacher and has owned her own health education business for the past 30 years

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