Be proactive, practice safe sunning. . . Sun exposure, early in the morning. . . later in the evening. Yes, you need your vitamin D, supplement with a good fish oil. Your skin will be glad you did!
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and despite sunscreen sales being higher than ever before so are skin cancer rates, more than two million Americans each year are diagnosed, a number that is rising rapidly. The good news is it’s also the easiest to cure, if diagnosed and treated early. When allowed to progress, however, skin cancer can result in disfigurement and even death.
No matter where you live or how dark your skin is, you are vulnerable to skin cancer if you spend any time exposed to UV rays; whether they’re from the sun or from tanning beds. Along with taking preventative measures, the best way to prevent the threat of skin cancer is early prevention.
The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that everyone practice monthly head-to-toe self examination of their skin, so that they can find any new or changing lesions that might be cancerous or precancerous. Skin cancers…
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