World Ozone Day 2023: Every year on 16 September, International Ozone Layer Preservation Day i.e. World Ozone Day is celebrated. If it ever happens that the roof of your house collapses, how will you feel? When it is summer and winter, your roof protects you from every problem. Similarly, Ozone Day is celebrated to understand the importance of ozone layer. Due to the ozone layer, ozone rays could not reach the earth, but due to environmental imbalance, people are now falling prey to skin cancer due to ozone rays. Not only women but also men are suffering from this disease. Because women do many treatments to protect the ozone layer, but men ignore it. In today’s news, we are going to tell the purpose of Ozone Day as well as ways to prevent skin cancer.
Why is Ozone Day celebrated on 16 September?
On this day in 1987, The Montreal Protocol was signed to stop the depletion of the ozone layer. Holes are increasing in the ozone layer. The main reason for this is chlorofluoro carbon. The Montreal Protocol was signed to stop this. Remembering this day, in 1994, the UN General Assembly had decided to celebrate this day as International Day for Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
harmful to health
The ozone layer helps protect us from the harmful rays of the sun. Due to this, exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun increases the risk of skin cancer. If skin cancer is detected in its first stage, its treatment is possible. But, if it is detected at the last stage, the patient loses his life. Therefore, it is important that you know the important things about skin cancer so that you can be aware. Let us know the symptoms and prevention methods of skin cancer.
types of skin cancer
Skin cancer occurs due to changes in our tissue. If any pimple or different change is seen on the body, then this can be the first sign of disease. There can be two types of skin cancer. First melanoma skin cancer and non-melanoma skin cancer. Both these cancers are caused by exposure to the harmful rays of the sun. Prolonged exposure to sunlight, light skin shade, indoor tanning, more moles or moles on the body, getting sunburned easily, history of skin cancer in the family, etc. increase the risk of skin cancer.
Symptoms of skin cancer
If you notice any new change on your body which is of completely unusual shape, color and size or starts changing its size or changing its appearance. There is a wound on the skin which is not healing for a long time. Scaly rashes that bleed or cause persistent itching. Any red, pink or brown pimples appear on the skin.
Ways to prevent skin cancer
To avoid the risk of skin cancer, avoid staying in the sun for long periods of time. Before leaving the house, apply broad spectrum cream. Avoid indoor tanning. Wear full-sleeved clothes or keep them covered before going out in the sun. Contact your doctor if you notice anything different on your skin. Hopefully, you can avoid diseases like skin cancer by adopting these measures.
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Disclaimer: This news is based on general information. Before implementing these methods and suggestions, definitely consult the concerned expert.