How to reduce the risk of skin cancer!

June 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness

1. Avoid the sun
However sunlight are beneficial for skin. His rays have the greatest power in the middle of the day, between 10.00 – 14.00. During this time, the sun is most harmful for your skin. Exaggerated sunburn and tan is the first sign that your skin is suffering.
2. Use cream with protection factor (SPF)
Use creams with sun screen against or protection factor (SPF) of at least 15, even in cloudy days. The cream should be applied 30 minutes before you expose to the sun. Do not think that the sun does not affect you during your walks around town – is preferable to apply the cream all over skin, even on the ears and neck. Also, balding men should use such a cream with SPF on the scalp. Do not forget to apply a new coat of cream each time, especially if you swim or sweat excessively.
Remember that using these products with SPF is a step in the program to prevent skin cancer. To greatly reduce the risk of disease, must follow all the tips against ultraviolet rays.
3. Wear a wide hat, sunglasses and protective clothing
If you need to get out, cover your skin. A wide hat will help to protect your face, neck and ears from the harmful effects of the sun. Choose sunglasses that block both ultraviolet A (UVA) and B (UVB). Eye exposure to the sun for a long time increases the risk of cataracts. Instead, using sunglasses can prevent this. If your clothes are a little wider, your body will feel coolness. Also, there are special clothing that protects you against the sun.
What other preventive measures exist?
Some doctors recommend monthly dermatological control. If you have questions about this recommendation, consult your family doctor. The more this type of cancer is detected and diagnosed quickly, is a greater chance to be treated. It is preferable to do dermatological control every month.
Observe any changes in moles or the appearance of new ones. Any mole that appears on your skin after the age of 30 years must be kept under strict surveillance and reported to a specialist.
When you investigate moles, looking for these signs can help prevent skin cancer:
A mole whose edges are blurry, jagged or notched.
Color changes of moles, including darkening, color expansion, loss of color or appearance of multiple colors such as blue, red, white, pink, purple or gray.
A mole greater than 6.35 – 6.50 mm in diameter.

1. Avoid the sun
However sunlight are beneficial for skin. His rays have the greatest power in the middle of the day, between 10.00 – 14.00. During this time, the sun is most harmful for your skin. Exaggerated sunburn and tan is the first sign that your skin is suffering.
2. Use cream with protection factor (SPF)
Use creams with sun screen against or protection factor (SPF) of at least 15, even in cloudy days. The cream should be applied 30 minutes before you expose to the sun. Do not think that the sun does not affect you during your walks around town – is preferable to apply the cream all over skin, even on the ears and neck. Also, balding men should use such a cream with SPF on the scalp. Do not forget to apply a new coat of cream each time, especially if you swim or sweat excessively.
Remember that using these products with SPF is a step in the program to prevent skin cancer. To greatly reduce the risk of disease, must follow all the tips against ultraviolet rays.
3. Wear a wide hat, sunglasses and protective clothing
If you need to get out, cover your skin. A wide hat will help to protect your face, neck and ears from the harmful effects of the sun. Choose sunglasses that block both ultraviolet A (UVA) and B (UVB). Eye exposure to the sun for a long time increases the risk of cataracts. Instead, using sunglasses can prevent this. If your clothes are a little wider, your body will feel coolness. Also, there are special clothing that protects you against the sun.
What other preventive measures exist?
Some doctors recommend monthly dermatological control. If you have questions about this recommendation, consult your family doctor. The more this type of cancer is detected and diagnosed quickly, is a greater chance to be treated. It is preferable to do dermatological control every month.
Observe any changes in moles or the appearance of new ones. Any mole that appears on your skin after the age of 30 years must be kept under strict surveillance and reported to a specialist.
When you investigate moles, looking for these signs can help prevent skin cancer:
A mole whose edges are blurry, jagged or notched.Color changes of moles, including darkening, color expansion, loss of color or appearance of multiple colors such as blue, red, white, pink, purple or gray.A mole greater than 6.35 – 6.50 mm in diameter.

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