Sep - 14 - 2012
Are you aware of free radicals such as cigarette smoke, car fumes and harmful to the skin industry? Yes, you should be aware since a prolonged exposure will cause serious skin damage. Especially in tropical climates such as in Indonesia overcast sunlight ultraviolet a cause of skin cancer.
Skin cancer is common in Europeans who love sunbathing but do not wear sun block. To prevent skin diseases such as skin cancer, everyone was asked to consume vegetables that contain vitamin E. Every one kilogram of sprouts contains 25 international units of vitamin E.
Skin cancer is the growth of cells in the skin at the level of the abnormal. The causes of skin cancer are different as well as its level of malignancy. Skin cancer is the most commonly occurs in the lining of squamous cell carcinoma, basal and melanocytes. Skin cancer usually grows in the outer layer or epidermis, so that the tumor can be seen from the outside.
Skin cancer is a type of cancer most easily found symptoms in its early stages. Skin cancer is the least risk of death in patients. Since the skin is rarely able to reach vital organs such as the heart, lungs, kidneys and brain stem in humans.
Everybody need vitamin E. However, sometimes the wrong process food can make so that the content of vitamin E in vegetable damaged. Better, the sprouts are consumed directly without being processed or cooked. ?It could also take a vitamin E capsule of extract wheat or sunflower seeds.
However, as long as it does not consider, the skin as a vital organ such as the heart, kidneys, and pancreas is not just a function of beauty but is also important for health. Skin serves to maintain body temperature and keep out of danger bacteria. The most important way to prevent skin cancer is to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.
There are 9 Ways to How to Prevent Skin Cancer:
1. Reducing Exposure to Sun
Especially 11:00 to 04:00, when the sun?s UV rays are the strongest or when the UV index is 3 or more.
2. Your skin shade
- Seek shade under a tree, or make your own color with a hat, shirt, or an umbrella.
- Wear clothing to cover arms and legs. Make sure the fabric has a tight weave. A wet cloth or has a loose weave will allow more light to penetrate through the skin.
- Wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses with UV protection.
3. Beware of the clouds
- Up to 80% of the sun?s rays can penetrate thin cloud, fog and mist. You can still get a sunburn on a cloudy day.
4. Remember about Reflection
- Water, sand, snow and concrete can reflect up to 80% of the sun?s damaging rays.
5. Slop on the sunscreen
- Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher that contains both UVA and UVB protection.
- Do not forget to apply sunscreen to your skin before going outside. It will be better if you apply it 15 to 30 minutes before you have your under-the-sun activity. It is highly suggested to reapply them every two hours.
6. Avoid tanning salons and sunlamps
- These lamps emit mostly UVA radiation up to 2-5 times as much natural sunlight. UVA radiation causes sunburn, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.
- UVB radiations from the lamps of tanning are the main cause of sunburn and skin cancer and also contribute to premature aging of the skin.
- For more information see the youth tanning (a link to which are modified by the school team)
7. Protect Children
- The most harmful effects of sun exposure occur in early childhood. Keep babies under one year of direct sunlight. Once babies turn 6 months of age, start using sunscreen for added protection. It?s important to protect your child?s eyes by using plastic lens sunglasses that protect against UVA and UVB.
- Children must have arms and legs covered when out in the sun.
- Instead of wearing a baseball cap, they should wear a hat with a wide brim, which provides more sun protection.
- When children play in the water, be sure to use a waterproof sunscreen.
- For more information to protect your child from the sun click here.
8. Protect Your Eyes
- Radiation from the sun can damage the cells in your eye structure. UV radiation from the sun can increase the risk of developing cataracts later in life. UV radiation can also bring skin cancer to your eyelids or to the surface of your eyes. To prevent the damage of radiation to your eyes, you can take sunglasses. Wearing a hat with a wide brim all the way around when out in the sun. Legionnaire-style hats (caps with back flap) are also recommended to help protect the neck, ears and face.
9. Spot Check Your Moles
- Check your moles and spots every month to check for any changes. See your healthcare provider right away if you notice:
- Mole or discoloration appears suddenly or begin to change
- Red areas of skin and wavy, bleed or itch