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Your overall health reflects greatly on your personality traits and your daily performance which includes a level of productivity and your response towards certain situations. Like all other organs, skin is also a very vital and gentle part to take care of. Despite being a major organ, we are really ignorant towards the changes that occur in the skin throughout the time. Our small errors or little bit carelessness can lead us to pay a huge cost which can be even fatal.

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Sunburn, acne, moles, spots, and pigmentation usually are not taken into consideration. In foremost priorities, it should be considered as the topmost thing to take care of. According to reports and statistics of Skin Cancer Foundation, one person dies from Melanoma every 57 minutes. If you had more sunburn then chances of having Melanoma even multiply. Basil cell carcinoma is also among the most common types of skin cancers that exist. It develops on those regions which receive immense sun exposure. Due to overexposure to UV rays, today people are at great risk of developing cancers. But you need not to worry because where a problem resides, precautionary measures always stand in your way to serve you around.

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Measures to prevent Cancer:

Here are the precautionary measures and prevention that can save your life from such lethal disease:

7)  Examination of Body:

It includes all the methods and signs that will help to figure out all kinds of unusual changes. The common method to detect any moles or sores on the skin is often known as ABCDE’S of skin cancer.

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a)   The A stands for Asymmetry:

If you ever find an asymmetrical division on your mole then it’s an indicator to visit the nearest possible clinic because usually, moles which are nonmalignant are symmetrical and of considerate shape. Irregular shape or bulgy forms are a sign of having a skin care problem and it can turn out to be any benign or malignant tumor. The presence of mole could also indicate a hormonal imbalance in the body that could later cause some others problems as well. Asymmetrical is a shout out call to check the doctor.

b) B tells you the borders:

It usually stands for border,  the shape of your mole. If the shape of your mole is irregular and not smooth, that is also giving you some hints that something really needs to be checked. It will not have proper borders and not in clear shape giving you an obscure image. If you come across with moles having such shapes and uneven surface, do take appointment from a dermatologist of great repute.

c) The C is for Color:

A normal mole is usually of a specific color according to skin type that is brown and black. If you find the color of your mole other than these two shades then you should examine it. If it consistently changes the colors then it is a moment of worry. It could be one of the signs of developing tumors. Tumors, later on, can develop into cancerous cells.

d) The D tells Diameter:

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Noncancerous moles do not possess a size greater than the rubber tip of a pencil. If you find moles that are large in diameter and still getting large, consult the doctor. This could lead to even more complications as the time will pass.

e) E is for Evaluation:

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If you carefully check your body and evaluate it carefully then it’s a huge step towards change. Evaluating it and accepting it as a problem can save you from other complications.

6 )  Prevent sunburn:

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Taking sun bath is a good source of  Vitamin D. But keep in mind that to take a sunbath and to have sunburn are two different things. So, while you take a sunbath don’t take it between scorching hours, that is between 10 am to 2 pm approximately.

5 ) Avoid Tanning Beds:

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In the countries like America, people have a certain obsession towards dark complexion. They have a great admiration towards dark and tanned people. For the fulfillment of such desires, they use tanning beds. Tanning beds are highly dangerous and can multiply the risk of cancer at a very young age. Embrace your own color. You are unique in your own design and way.

4) Lifestyle hacks:

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If you change small things, it can cause significant changes in your lifestyle. From eating habits to sleeping patterns or from overexposure to unnecessary radiations to lazy habits can immensely affect your life. So, avoid the exposure of radiations by minimizing the use of gadgets.

3) Healthy diet:

Diet for sure can decrease the risk of cancers and cancer developing agents. A person should be really conscious about the meal he or she is taking. Here are some of the natural substance that can prevent you not only from developing cancerous cells but also boost your mood. Researchers put great emphasis on taking a certain antioxidant substance that will prevent the risk of skin cancer-causing agents. There are also some diets that can prevent you from cellular damage by UV rays.

a) Vegetable intake:

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The recommended diet includes intake of green vegetables such as cauliflower, kale and spinach. They are rich in antioxidants, carotenoids, polyphenols and other bioactive substance which are helpful in fighting against Melanoma.

b) Fruit intake:

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Fruits include berry groups such as strawberry, blueberries, red currant, black currant, which have a high resistance towards cancerous substance and they can beat up the growth of such cells.

C) Fish and Herb:

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A significant amount of fresh herbs used in daily meals can resist melanoma cell growth. Also, fish are packed with omega3 and fatty acids that fight against cancer-causing agents.

2) Daily exercise:

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Daily exercise is helpful for possessing a sound body and a body free of toxins. Sweating during workout is highly beneficial in removing the toxic chemicals from the body. So, whenever you sweat don’t use an antiperspirant spray because it inhibits the release of harmful toxins from the body.

1) Medicine Overdose:

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Take medicine wisely because in the end what matters is your health. The medicine used for treatments like acne because their intake makes your skin more sensitive towards the sun. So always wear ample sunscreen in order to avoid burns and overexposures.

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Here Are 13 False Pregnancy Myths to Help All Mothers-to-Be

There are many myths and misconceptions attached to pregnancy. Here are some of the most commonly believed in myths and reasons why they are not true:

1. Wide Hips Can Make Childbirth Easier:

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When people talk about wide hips in the context of childbirth they are usually referring to a wider ilium. However, the distance between the iliac crests and the size of the birth canal are totally unrelated. During childbirth, it is the hole in the middle of the pelvic bone that counts and it can be big or small irrelevant of the size of the hips.

2. The Size And Shape Of The Belly Can Tell Whether It’s A Boy Or A Girl:

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Most people try to guess the gender of the baby by looking at the shape of a pregnant woman’s belly. Although it will make things quite easier if it were true but it is not. The size and shape of the belly are affected by the size of the fetus and its position in the womb.

3. Frequent Ultrasounds Are Unsafe For The Baby:

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There is no scientific backing to the myth that getting an ultrasound could harm a mother or her unborn child. People often confuse ultrasound with radiation. Ultrasound is just high-frequency sound waves which produce an image on the screen after bouncing off of the fetus and are safe.

4. It’s Bad For The Baby To Lie On Your Stomach:

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The baby is well protected inside the muscular uterus and lying on the stomach would not harm it, as long as it feels comfortable.

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Becoming pregnant does not mean you should give up running. As long as you have a safe pregnancy and your doctor gives you a go ahead, it is completely fine for you to continue running.

6. Morning Sickness Only Happens In The Morning And During The First Trimester:Image result for morning sickness shutterstock

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Majority of the pregnant women suffering from nausea but only a small percentage of it suffer it in the morning. It can be an all day thing and while for most women it does end after the first trimester for some it can go on until the time of delivery.

7. Lifting Your Arms Above Your Head Could Strangle The Baby:Image result

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Lifting your arms around your head cannot cause the umbilical cord to wrap around your baby’s neck. In fact, none of your movements can have an effect on the position of the umbilical cord and a lot of babies are born with the umbilical cord wound around their neck and is easily removed by the doctor.

8. You Would Have To Get Rid Of Your Cat:

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Cats can be the carrier of a rare birth defect causing disease called toxoplasmosis. However, this does not mean you have to say goodbye to your pet as soon as you get pregnant. It is recommended to avoid cleaning the litter box and if you do not have anyone to do it for you wear gloves while doing it and immediately wash your hands afterwards.

9. Pregnancy Is The Best Time Of The Life For All Women:

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The general conception goes round that being pregnant is the happiest time in a woman’s life. In reality, many pregnant can feel stressed, afraid and general feelings of unhappiness. A small percentage of women even suffer from symptoms of depression. This can happen due to the changing hormones in a woman’s body which ultimately affect the brain and mood center. If a woman experiences depressive symptoms it should be treated as it can have adverse effects on the health of the mother and baby.

10. It Is Okay To Drink Once In A While:

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When you drink alcohol while pregnant, so does your baby as it can pass freely through the placenta. This can increase the baby being born with some physical or mental birth defect. While it is hard to determine the safe amount of alcohol that can be consumed without harming the baby it is best to stay away from alcohol altogether during the course of pregnancy.

11. You Lose All Your Pregnancy Weight During The Delivery:

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The extra pregnancy weight gain is due to the amalgamation of the weight of the baby, placenta, breasts, the increased volumes of blood and body fluid in the body and some extra fat. While the weight of the baby, placenta and amniotic fluid is immediately lost after the delivery, it takes a couple of weeks to lose the weight gained by fluid and also fat depending on how much you gained.

12. A C-section Is The Easy Way Out:Image result

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When it comes to delivery there is no easy way out. Many pregnant women believe that a C-section is the less painful and safer way of delivery. However, in reality, a c section could be pretty painful as well the only difference is you feel the pain after the baby had been born, unlike the vaginal birth. It can also pose complications later and is only recommended by doctors when the benefits outweigh the dangers.

13. The Fetus Is Unaffected By The Outside Events:

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For a long time, it was believed that babies are born oblivious to their outside environment. In truth, babies can hear sounds and recognize their mother’s voice while inside the womb. They are also able to detect light and taste the food by licking the placental wall.

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Here Are 24 Tweets That Prove Pets Change Lives for the Better

Pets are amazing. They can easily become your best friend and these hilarious tweets prove that there is never a dull moment with them:


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Doesn’t looking at these make you want to get a pet.

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People Had Varying Opinions on This Artist Impression of “Realistically Proportioned Disney Princesses” and We Thought You Should Be Able To Form Your Own.

People’s opinions around the world often vary because of the different circumstances they live in. And living in a world with so many different kinds of people often means that they’ll conflict on matters from time to time. Something similar happened when an artist posted a picture of a what he thought “Realistically proportioned” Disney princesses would look like.

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The following comments followed and one woman, in particular, had a strong response,


several people seemed to agree with her,

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Other people soon started appearing in the comments box with their own opinions, an artist gave his expert opinion,

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This commenter made us all aware that Disney had been wrong in several respects,

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People continued discussing what body acceptance really was;

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Tell us what you think about the realistically proportioned Disney princesses in the comments!

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