In 2005 a group of dermatologists published a study that shows that going over as the sun can create a dependency just like tobacco or alcohol.
According to the newspaper La Stampa, the name “tanorexie” comes from the English “tan” (tan) and was first used by U.S. researchers at the University of Texas. Asemenarea with anorexia nervosa not only comes, causes:
* Distrust of self;
* Low self esteem;
* Inability to accept his own image;
* Severe emotional distress;
* Desire to hurt, for unknown reasons.
Moreover, according to some authors, UV stimulates the release of endorphins in the brain, and this process is addictive.
How to recognize a tanorexic?
A person is very recognizable: summer spent many hours in the sun, refuses to use protection products and stay away from the shadows. Winter, in turn, is patronized solarium and an artificial, contrary to the recommendations of dermatologists.
It’s not concerned about any health problems that could cause both because of frequent and prolonged exposure to sunlight. It becomes very anxious if not able to sit in the sun even for a day.
How dangerous is tanorexia?
Compared to people who normally sit in the sun or go to the solarium, they are more exposed to risks deriving from uncontrolled exposure to the sun. May face:
* Premature skin aging;
* Moles changed;
* Affect the eyes if not to wear special glasses during exposure.
Is there treatment?
Unfortunately there is no generally accepted treatment for everyone. In such cases, psychologists are the only ones who can help. Like any other addiction, it is very difficult to treat. First, women, because they are most often affected, must learn to love himself, to accept as they are, to regain confidence and self esteem. The beauty lies not in how white or black skin you have. In addition, such an unhealthy obsession for tanning in danger.
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Pamper your skin with an exfoliating mask recommended for both skin hydration and mixing as obtained from a lemon juice 1 / 4 cup olive oil or almond oil.
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