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Just One Mega-Dose of 200,000 IU of Vitamin D3 Noticeably Reduces Skin Damage After Sunburn!

Vitamin D3 Reduces Skin Damage After Sunburn

Although NHS suggests that adults and children over the age of one should have a ridiculously tiny dose of only 10mcg (400IU) of vitamin D every day, experts and research repeatedly confirm much higher daily doses are needed to prevent various health problems, and it looks like often mega-doses are required to reverse problems associated with vitamin D deficiency.

A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology shows that just one very high dose of 200,000 IU of vitamin D3 ingested one hour after sunburn was able to noticeably decrease skin damage, redness, swelling, and inflammation. Lower doses of the same vitamin didn’t make a difference. Read more

Common Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Skin Cancer Risk Seven-Fold!

Common Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Skin Cancer Risk Seven-Fold!

A new research at the University of Southern Denmark has discovered that some of the most commonly prescribed drugs for hypertension (high blood pressure) increase the risk of skin cancer seven times, especially in patients who have been taking the drugs for a long time. All those drugs contain a dangerous chemical called hydrochlorothiazide, which is a diuretic and changes the skin, making it much more sensitive to the UV rays. Read more

Amazing Benefits of the Sun

Obviously in any cloudy country, such as England, almost every person is deficient in vitamin D. But the situation is not much better also in hot and sunny regions since people living there do not expose their bodies to the sun on a regular basis. In India, for instance, 80% of people are deficient in vitamin D!

Amazing benefits of the sun

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