Reducing your risk of Lung Cancer
A healthy lifestyle can help you feel better and reduce your risk of lung disease, heart disease and cancer.
Some examples of what you can do to help you stay healthy are: Stop smoking If you smoke, the best thing you can do for your health is to quit.
There’s plenty of support available from the NHS. Visit nhs.uk/smokefree or call 0300 123 1044.
Look after yourself:
Try to maintain a healthy weight and keep active. Swimming, cycling, dancing, walking – the more you can do, the better.
Try to eat a healthy, balanced diet too, with plenty of fruit and vegetables.
Cut down on alcohol Drinking too much alcohol can lead to a number of health problems.
By drinking less, you’ll reduce your health risks. More information For more information and support on healthy living, visit nhs.uk/oneyou
COPD is the name for a group of lung diseases where people have difficulty breathing,It includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Over a million people in the UK haven't been diagnosed. This may be because they don’t think their symptoms are serious and so don’t get medical help.