Body Piercing and Tattooing: The Hidden Dangers of Body Art

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 25, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 124 pages
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This interesting and informative book about body piercing and tattooing traces the vast cultural and social history of body modification as well as its origins, providing students with a rich foundation to help them form a more complete understanding of the art. The author provides students with a realistic overview of the health risks associated with both practices, noting recent infections that originated from equipment used by various unlicensed body artists and the potential link between tattooing and hepatitis C. Personal stories, anecdotes, and a detailed array of facts fill out the text.
  

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Contents

A History of Body Art
1
What Are the Health Risks?
26
Different Modifications for Different People 47 CHAPTER FOUR What Does Your Body Art Reveal?
61
Before You Make Your Decision
79
A Lifelong Commitment
93
FOR FURTHER READING
106
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