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Interesting Jul.03.2020

Stay Out of The Sun Day

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The hottest day of summer is the moment to protect yourself from UV rays and give your skin a break from the sweltering heat. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to resist going outside, so you’ll have to find a good place in the shade. Don’t forget to wear sunglasses and protect your skin with extra products.

In general, the purpose is dedicated to showing people the importance of skin protection. It is no secret that skin cancer is the second most common type of cancer in people between 15 and 29 years. Hiding away from the sun is the best way to protect your future.

This day can be used for self-education. Tell other people what can happen to them if they spend too much time in the sun. If you can convince at least one person, you will already make the difference. Look for more information about how long spending time in the sun can be harmful or even dangerous.

What to do during Stay Out of The Sun Day?

Spend the day benefiting your health or the health of your loved ones. Also, don’t forget the great activities at home. You can read, play games, watch a movie or go to the gym. Try to visit a training club and learn a new skill to develop new abilities.

How to guard yourself against the sun?

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Be very careful if you decide to go to the beach. Rule number one – don’t stay in the open sun too long. Look out for very good sunglasses to keep your eyes safe. An umbrella will be great equipment and a protective device for you. Just stick it in the sand and enjoy the absence of sunstroke.

Remember that Stay Out of The Sun Day is a great opportunity to relax and enjoy the home environment. Who doesn’t like to lie down on the sofa and watch their favorite show, series, or make a movie marathon?

You shouldn’t forget about the children. Tell them how important it is to be careful in the sun. Children absorb new information well, so they will be interested to hear about the scientific composition of the sun and how it is arranged. Make sure you tell them about the damage of the rays and the possibility of sunstroke to keep them safe in the future.

Ways to protect yourself from the sun

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  • Try not to go out in the sun during peak hours. The sun is more active and more likely to receive sun or heatstroke.
  • If you choose to swim in the sea, do it in specially designated places where there is a rescue team or a medical center nearby.
  • When coming out of the sea, be sure to wipe off a dry towel and apply a sunscreen that is more suitable for your skin. Try to spend most of your time in the shade or in rooms that have air conditioning. To avoid colds, do not stand near the air conditioner in wet clothes. The air temperature should be at least 26 degrees Celsius.
  • It is better not to swim in the sea or take children out for walks in the heat. The child’s body is not ready to bear the heat. You should periodically take a shower, bath, swim in the pool, or wipe with a damp towel.
  • Go outside wearing a hat (Panama, cap). It is better to wear clothes made of pure cotton, but do not forget that it also lets in sunlight (in wet condition up to 20%).
  • Eyes must also be protected from the sun, so remember to wear sunglasses.
  • We lose more moisture in the sun, so drink a lot of bottled or freshwater, about 3 liters per day.
  • To avoid intestinal infections, do not buy food outside, eat at home, or in restaurants. Store food in the fridge; it spoils quickly in the heat.
  • In hot weather it is better not to use cosmetics, they may cause pigment spots on your skin.
  • Be vigilant. Pay attention to people around you, because someone may need your help. Elderly people, children, and hypertensive patients need special support.
  • Do not use alcoholic beverages and nicotine, as their effects are multiplied in heat, which can affect the heart very badly.
  • Do not exercise and limit yourself to hard work. Your body does not know how to cope with the heat, and you still stress it.
  • If you are outdoors, do not make fires, you may start a fire.

You can read more about interesting days in article about World Elephant Day

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