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The Negative Effects of Tanning

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Angelica Aube

on 4 December 2012

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Transcript of The Negative Effects of Tanning

Addiction Tanning Causes Cancer Skin cancer is a result of damaged DNA that can't repair itself.

Tanning indoors increases your risk of skin cancer.

Melanoma, Basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma Premature Aging Over time, ultraviolet light causes your skin to age otherwise known as photo aging. Dark Spots Wrinkles Leathery Skin Causes... UV rays break down collagen and elastin fibers in healthy skin causing wrinkles and folds. How Tanning is Addictive Most dark spots are permanent. Treatments There is no easy way to erase the effects of the sun on your skin. Treatments can get as extensive as chemical peels, face-lifts, and skin fillers. Even though these methods may erase your skin's physical age, there are still many risks associated with these remedies. http://www.livestrong.com/article/262763-premature-aging-skin-treatment/

http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/Tanning/ucm116432.htm By getting these treatments you also lessen the thickness of your skin thus lessening your protection from the sun. With less skin you have a higher risk of getting a sunburn. For every five to six sunburns you get your risk for getting skin cancer doubles. Patricia Krentcil Stated: "Look at my daughter's picture, she's as pale as a ghost, she has red hair," Patricia said outside the court. "I'm a great mother, I'm a wonderful mother." After the case she was found innocent. UV-Light from tanning beds has been shown to put people in a good mood, because it triggers the release of pleasure inducing chemicals in the brain, called endorphins. http://healthpsych.psy.vanderbilt.edu/2008/TanningCancer.htm

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_129848.html Most lights used in tanning beds give off mainly ultraviolet radiation, which cause skin and eye cancer, according to the International Agency for Cancer Research. UV Light This chart of the United States shows the ages of teens permitted to tan or allowed with the permission of a parent. Tanning Bed:
The Closest Thing to a Coffin By, Jessica Liccardi, Megan Daher, and Angelica Aube
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