Excessive sun exposure of unprotected skin can be extremely dangerous. But it can be very useful, too. Each of us has a vital need of the sun.
We all know how dangerous to our health the sun can be. In all this hysteria, we forget that the sun might be useful – very useful! Our body needs the sun, and we should not deprive it.
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Heliotherapy is a method of treatment and improving the health of the person through sunbathing. Treatment by heliotherapy was more relevant in the past decades, unlike now, when we’re talking about more harm than benefits of the sun. Heliotherapy is useful not only for treatment of certain diseases, but also for prevention.
One of the most important benefits of UV radiation is that it makes possible the formation and synthesis of vitamin D in the body. Exposing your skin to the sun is the main way in which the organism procures vitamin D.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE