Doctors from the University of Santa Monica in California have found a link between blood type and the incidence of stomach cancer. Based on a number of studies, experts have come to the conclusion that people with the second group are at the greatest risk of oncology, the portal writes. Eat This, Not That!
According to scientists, there are several factors that are associated with a higher risk of developing stomach cancer, and one of them is just the second blood group, which increases the risk of developing cancer by about 20% compared to other groups. At the same time, atrophic gastritis, which is called the precursor of stomach cancer, is also more common in people with the second blood group.
Doctors note that infection with Helicobacter pylori bacteria is a significant factor in the development of cancer. And here patients with the second blood group, according to studies, are ahead of others in the frequency of infection with these bacteria.
Scientists warn that if you experience difficulty swallowing, bloating after eating, heartburn, vomiting, sudden weight loss, increased fatigue, you should immediately consult a doctor.