Health effects of tattoo

Sep 14, 2017 0

A tattoo is a permanent mark or design made on your skin with pigments inserted through pricks into the skin’s top layer. Typically, the tattoo artist uses a hand-held machine that acts much like a sewing machine, with one or more needles piercing the skin repeatedly. With every puncture, the needles insert tiny ink droplets. The process which is done without anesthetics causes a small amount of bleeding and slight to potentially significant pain. Tattoos breach the skin, which means that skin infections and other complications are possible, including: 1. Allergic reactions. Tattoo dyes especially red, green, yellow and blue dyes can cause allergic skin reactions, such as an itchy rash at the tattoo site. This can occur even years after you get the tattoo. 2. Skin infections:  A skin infection is possible after tattooing. 3. Other skin problems: Sometimes bumps called granulomas form around tattoo ink. Tattooing also can lead to keloids raised areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue. 4. Bloodborne diseases: If the equipment used to... ...

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May 24, 2017 0

High heel shoes could lead to bunions, foot/ankle arthritis and back pain; this is common in women. Women, to improve their height and carriage, go for high heel shoes which put strain on the ankle joint and the joints of the small bones of the feet; the foot is made up of several small bones held together by ligaments. ...

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Afcon 2017: No proof pitches have caused injuries – Caf

Jan 29, 2017 0

The Confederation of African Football has rejected claims that the poor pitches at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon have led to player injuries. Ghana boss Avram Grant insisted “five injuries have been down to the pitch”. Of the four pitches used Port-Gentil’s has been most criticised, but it will host Sunday’s Egypt v Morocco quarter-final and the third place match. “It has not been scientifically proved that injuries are related to the pitch,” ...

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‘Middle age health crisis’ warning

Dec 28, 2016 0

Middle-aged people in England face a health crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles, experts have warned. Desk jobs, fast food and the daily grind are taking their toll, says Public Health England. ...

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