Cancer patients impair the health of loved ones
New study from the Swedish Sdzhoval Catherine Lund University has a striking conclusion. According to her, married people or those who are forced to spend a lot of time with cancer patients, are beginning to hurt more in the next year after diagnosis in a partner, writes The Times of India.
Sdzhoval examined the health status of people close to patients with colorectal cancer, lung cancer, breast and prostate. This showed the following: the number of diseases diagnosed in people living with cancer patients, increased by 25% after the last set was diagnosed.
"Having a relative with cancer, leads to anxiety, anxiety, and increase the burden on families. Finally fixed the deterioration of their health. Usually we face in such situations with clinical depression and other mental disorders," – Sdzhoval states. p>
Besides mental health problems, showed a significant increase in the number of cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the musculoskeletal system and the abdominal cavity. Notably: the greatest increase in the risk of cardiovascular diseases observed in people living with people with lung cancer (about 50%).
In general, it is family and close friends of patients with lung cancer suffered most. They were sick for 70% more often. Expenditures on health have increased especially in men younger than 64 years old, whose wife suffered from cancer.