In addition to premature skin aging, exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is associated with approximately 65% of melanoma cases and 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and is responsible to keep stuff in (like water) and keep stuff out (like germs). That’s why it’s important to protect your skin.
Vitamin D increases bone strength, lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart attacks, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Even in the sunniest places, Vitamin D is one of the most lacking nutrients in humans worldwide.
Awareness, early detection, and active prevention are the keys to fighting skin cancer and increasing survival rates. Stop wasting time and get educated on skin cancer today!
Unprotected skin can be damaged by UV radiation in as little as 15 minutes, but it could take up to 12 hours for skin to show the full effect. But what to do if you do get sunburned?