Maria Talks

About Health

Protect Your Skin

Skin cancer, and sun burn that is mainly caused by sun exposure is one of the most common type of cancer which can best be prevented by limiting your time spent in the sun. Whenever you are out in the sun and your skin is exposed to the harmful sun rays, make sure to wear protective clothing, apply sun screen creams over your face and wear hats when you are outside. All these preventive measures will help to protect your skin and helps prevent skin cancer. When buying sunscreen, choose the variety of sunscreen that is at least and SPF 17 and the one that blocks both the UVA and UVB rays. To treat sun burn or skin infection, visit your doctor for check-up.

Practice safe sex.

Always practice safe sex as it is good for your physical health. Make sure you use the preventive measures during the intercourse to prevent catching sexually transmitted diseases. One ofthe most effective forms of prevention is the Condoms. When susceptible of any infection, talk to your doctor immediately.

Don’t smoke or use tobacco.

Smoking can cause several diseases as tobacco chewing and smoking are a leading factors of emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. So quit smoking if you want to maintain a good health. You must also limit the amount of alcohol consumption. Women should have no more than 1 drink and men should have no more than 2 drinks. Excessive consumption of alcohol can cause many problems and damage your liver. It can cause throat cancer, liver cancer, or pancreas cancer. Excessive alcohol and drinking also contributes to deaths that are commonly caused from drunk driving, car wrecks, murders, and suicides.