Effects of ultraviolet radiation on the body.

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If exposed to high amounts of ultraviolet radiation for a long time. It can affect different parts of the body both in the short term and in the long term as follows:

Effect on skin From minor annoyances. Such as sunburned skin, wrinkles, to sun allergies sunburned skin and may be severe to the point of skin cancer.

  • Dark skin when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet. The body produces the pigment melanin (Malanin) as a skin barrier. make the skin darker Because UVA will stimulate the melanin production of the outer skin cells. As a result, the skin darkens quickly. But it will return to normal color in no time. UVB does not instantly darken the skin. But it may occur after about 3 days and it takes several weeks to return to normal. In addition, UVB also results in thickening of the epidermis.
  • sunburned skin Occurs when exposed to high levels of UVB rays that damage the epidermis cells. people with severe symptoms. The skin may peel, blister, and be painful. In addition, the newly created skin cells are more sensitive to UV rays and more fragile than the original skin cells. For those with mild symptoms, only a red rash appears on the skin exposed to sunlight and gradually heals in a few days. Having a sunburn can also increase your risk of skin cancer UFABET
  • Wrinkles UVA rays travel through the epidermis to the dermis. and can affect the structure of connective tissue causing the skin to lose its elasticity. The cause of wrinkles and sagging.