Side effects of sun rays: What happens when you are to the sun for too long

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Side effects of sun rays

There are many side effects of sun rays

Side effects of sun rays: The sun is the source of light as well life for us. The sun’s light is essential for keeping the body healthy. However, the excess of anything in this world is harmful. On that note, due to long periods of sunlight, many health problems arise and few of them can be fatal as well. Your skin gets burnt due to excessive exposure to sunlight. If there are positive effects of sunlight then its negative effects are also there. Thus, once you are well aware of the harmful effects of the sun rays, only then you can indeed protect yourself against it. (Also read: Some quick steps to get rid of sunburn)

Side effects of the prolonged exposure to the sun rays

  • Causes damage to your Retina
  • Sunstroke
  • Heatstroke
  • Sunburn
  • Rashes

Causes damage to your Retina

Side effects of sun rays
Vision problem is a side effect of sun rays

Ultraviolet rays can cause damage to your retina. The source of these rays is indeed the sun. Your image is created in the Retina, which is sent to the brain centre of the brain and due to sunlight, bumps can develop on the edges of the cornea. Thus it leads to vision problems. (Also read: What to do in case of a sunstroke)

If you are continuously exposed to the sun rays then you can run the risk of catching the sunstroke. Due to the sunstroke, you face the problem of dehydration. You start to sweat profusely. People who step out to work each day face this problem the most.

If you have spent most of your time batting sun rays and hot winds then, it can cause heat stroke. Heat stroke can be deadly. Due to the heat stroke, the temperature of your body increases to a great extent and it can cause severe health damage. Thus, it is necessary to treat it immediately.


Side effects of sun rays
There are many side effects of sun rays
Side effects of sun rays
Sunburn is a side effect of sun rays

The skin actually faces the problem of sunburn due to the prolonged exposure to the sun. Its symptoms appear after 4-5 hours of staying under the sun. Sunburn occurs due to ultraviolet rays. Due to which skin can experience the problem of blisters, swelling, pain and redness.

Due to excessive heat, you face the problem of sweating, which in turn leads to rashes. These rashes are found in the areas of neck, elbows etc. The rashes are usually accompanied by the small blisters and pimples. So, when you sweat it leads to burning sensation. (Also read: How To Get Vitamin D Without Exposing To Sun)
It is not essential that the sunlight is always good for you. Sometimes it is also dangerous to your health. You can read this article in Hindi as well.

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