World Ozone Day 2023: Ozone depletion can cause this serious disease, know how to prevent it..


World Ozone Day 2023: “International Day for Preservation of the Ozone Layer” is celebrated every year on 16 September. The Montreal Protocol was signed on this day in 1987 to prevent the depletion of the ozone layer. The biggest reason for the hole in the ozone layer is chlorofluoro carbon, which the Montreal Protocol was signed. In memory of this day, in 1994, the UN General Assembly decided to celebrate this day as International Day for Preservation of the Ozone Layer.


The ozone layer protects us from the harmful rays of the sun. Exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun increases the risk of skin cancer. If skin cancer is detected at its first stage, its treatment is possible.

But many times it is not detected in time, due to which the problem becomes more serious. Therefore, people must be awareness of some important things related to this. Let us know the symptoms and prevention methods of skin cancer.

Skin cancer is a disease in which abnormal changes occur in the skin tissue. The appearance of a bump or mole on the body which is of different size, shape, or color can be the first sign of this disease. Skin cancer can be of two types – melanoma skin cancer and non-melanoma skin cancer. Both of these can be caused by exposure to UV rays. 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
A new mole on the body that is of unusual shape, color, or size or changes size or bleeds
a wound on the skin that won't heal
scaly rashes that bleed or itch
a red, pink, or brown lump on the skin
Also read: From melasma to skin cancer, know how pollution harms the skin?


Prevention methods
Avoid staying in the sun for too long.
Before leaving the house, apply broad-spectrum sunscreen.
Avoid indoor tanning.
Wear full-sleeved clothes or keep them covered before going out in the sun.
If you notice anything unusual on your skin, contact your doctor immediately.
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