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Is sunbathing bad for your health?


People all over the world enjoy the sun. Sun bating is a good thing in some cases as it gives are body’s vitamin D and with out the vitamin then we would have illness and increased risk for several cancers and Muscle and bone pain, are related to vitamin D deficient.

Thoughts on sunbathing

Sunbathing helps heal skin cancer and does not cause skin cancer. Sunbathing does not cause wrinkling of the skin. Sunbathing helps heal wrinkles. Unfortunately those who develop skin cancer and/or wrinkles and also coincidentally sunbathe, have many bad habits that cause their skin cancer and wrinkles. Those who have wrinkling of the skin have poor skin tone. This poor skin tone causes the skin to wrinkle.

Sunlight treatments reduced malignant cancer growths 50% in experimental animals in Russia, writes A.P. Zabaluyeva.

It’s hard to believe as the rays that the sun gives off are strong.


Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Britain. Chloe Rhodes assesses the risks and benefits of sunshine

This spring has been one of the sunniest on record, and as we head towards "flaming June", we can look forward to even warmer weather and clearer skies. But conflicting information about the effects of sun exposure on our health may leave us all longing for cloud cover.


Sunbathing can have health benefits if done with care

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However, new research suggests that some exposure to UV rays is essential for good health, and may even protect against other forms of cancer.

NO TAN IS A HEALTHY TAN, say most dermatologists. They cite dozens of studies that link sun exposure to premature wrinkles, cataracts, and skin cancer. To prevent these problems, some recommend that you avoid the sun as much as possible and slather on sunscreen whenever you go out, even if you're only going out for a few minutes. But the sun doesn't just have a dark side. "Anybody who tells you you're supposed to wear sunscreen in the winter all day every day, even in the office, hasn't looked at the data," says Marianne Berwick, Ph.D., a researcher and epidemiologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. In fact, research shows that sun exposure is necessary for good health; it boosts your mood, strengthens your bones, and may lower your risk for certain cancers, among other benefits.



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What does ionizing radiation mean?

Ionizing radiation is radiation with enough energy so that during an interaction with an atom, it can remove tightly bound electrons from the orbit of an atom, causing the atom to become charged or ionized.

Here we are concerned with only one type of radiation, ionizing radiation, which occurs in two forms - waves or particles.


Why do we enjoy sunbathing?

Well there are may reasons some of the main reasons are it can give you a healthy glow and makes you feel better in your self. But some other reasons  are that It activates a gene called pom-C, which in turn helps to:
create melanin that determines your skin colour,
enhance your sex drive,
stimulate your happiness hormones (endorphins) and
help you burn fat to keep you thin (by stimulating leptin).


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1. Introduction

2. Thoughts on sun bathing and how strong it is

  1. Sunbathing and cancer
  2. Why is it good
  3. Protection
  4. Ionizing radiation
  5. Why do we enjoy it
  6. Conclusion

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