Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, but it is rarely detected in its early stages, and it is imperative that everyone pay attention to the main warning signs of lung cancer, although they may not be as obvious as thought, according to Russia Today.
The site said, that the most common cause of lung cancer is smoking, as more than 70% of all cases are related to smoking, and the most common signs of lung cancer tend to affect the lungs, and this is not surprising, which may include a cough that does not stop, or shortness of breath. However, the condition can also cause other changes in the body that you may ignore.
There are 6 “signs” of lung cancer you should be aware of:
First: some patients notice slight changes in their nails
Where the nails begin to bend around the tips of the fingers.
Secondly, pain in the arm and shoulder can also occur
Due to a certain type of lung cancer, if it has spread to the nerves.
Third: slight changes in the voice
Cancer Care Centers have warned that lung cancer may lead to slight changes in the voice, and the voice may sound more hoarse than usual, or may make sounds that you are not used to.
Fourth: 20% of all patients suffer from constant thirst and frequent urination
Fifth: the drooping eyelid
Everyone should also look for a drooping eyelid as it is a sign of Horner syndrome associated with advanced lung cancer.
Sixth: Persistent cough and coughing up blood
A persistent cough, coughing up blood or excess mucus, shortness of breath, and chest pain are all common signs of lung cancer.
The most common symptoms of lung cancer are a persistent cough, coughing up blood or excess mucus, shortness of breath, and chest pain are all common signs of lung cancer, Cancer Care Centers said. What you may not know, however, is that lung cancer can cause some changes in the body. Which is not an obvious sign of chest pain or a cough that doesn’t go away.”
The health foundation added: “The best way to avoid lung cancer is to quit smoking if you are a smoker, and eating a healthy and balanced diet can reduce the risk of disease, and everyone should eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day, and from It is also important to stay active and to exercise for at least 150 minutes each week.