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Germany predicts incoming extreme heat wave

Germany tends to be hotter during the month of June and temperatures promise to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius. It is predicted that in the middle of next week, a hot atmospheric front will come over Germany and on June 24th, temperatures can escalate to 31 degrees Celsius in cologne and Frankfurt and Main, up to 33 degrees Celsius a day later. On Friday, June 26, temperatures in some places can reach up to 40 degrees Celsius. It will be a little colder in eastern Germany. This first wave of this year’s heat will also be felt by the inhabitants of Scandinavia.

It should be remembered that such high temperatures weaken the body and can be very dangerous to health. Both children and the elderly should not leave the house during the hottest moments of the day. Let’s not forget about hydrating the body, in hot weather you should drink a lot of water.

Always use sunscreen when in direct sun to avoid tampering skin cells, here’s why:

1. It decreases your risk of developing deadly cancer.

Using sunscreen daily, even when it is cloudy or raining, dramatically decreases your risk of developing skin cancer. This is especially true of the deadliest form, melanoma, which is responsible for 75% of all skin cancer deaths in Iowa.

2. It keeps you looking young.

Did you know the number-one cause of premature aging of the face is ultraviolet exposure? By wearing sunscreen, you are slowing down the development of wrinkles and leathery skin.

3. Sunscreen keeps your skin tone even.

In addition to slowing aging of the skin, sunscreen prevents facial brown spots and skin discolorations.

4. The ozone layer is depleting.

The ozone acts as a sun shield for the earth by absorbing harmful UVB rays before they reach the ground. As the ozone layer depletes, your body needs added protection from these harmful rays.

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5. Wearing sunscreen sets an example for your kids.

By the time children are 18, children will have racked up a lot of time in the sun. Help protect them, and yourself, by making sun safety a priority.

6. Sunscreen is important for all skin types.

Even if you don’t burn easily, wearing sunscreen is still important. Sunburn is an immediate reaction, but sun damage occurs over a lifetime. Although skin cancer is more prevalent in people with lighter skin, it does not discriminate and can still affect those with darker skin.

7. Sunscreen is more convenient than ever.

It isn’t inconvenient! With so many sunscreen options, including sprays and sunscreen that is built into moisturizer, applying sunscreen is more convenient than ever. Just be sure to reapply every two hours and after a swim, even if you are using the water-resistant kind.

8. Sunscreen protects you from more than sunburn.

If you have ever had sunburn, you understand just how unpleasant red, burning skin can be. Heatstroke and heat exhaustion are two other extremely nasty health issues that can arise from extended sun exposure. Sunscreen, in combination with other precautions such as increased consumption of water, can help you avoid these issues, which can lead to nausea, muscle cramps and even brain damage if left untreated.