- Mood Enhancer
Encourage the release of mood enhancing hormone - Serotonin
- Vitamin D
Helps to boost Vitamin D production, which is essential for bone health
- Skin Conditions
May help to improve skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, jaundice, and acne
WHO has advised on getting 5-15 minutes of sunlight on the hands, arms and face, 2 to 3 times weekly (without sunblock) 1
Negative effects of overexposure
Long term exposure can damage the retina and UV light causes development of cataracts
Clusters of red blisters caused by sweat trapped under skin.
- Heat Stroke
Heat exhaustion from over exposure, leading to seizures, loss of consciousness and weakness
- Skin Cancer
Long term exposure damages the skin, especially susceptible to older people.
- Sun-exposed aging
Elasticity of the skin decreases, making skin appear wrinkled.
-When carrying out prolonged activities under the sun, apply sunscreen and wear covered clothings with headwear.
- Keep constantly hydrated, drink up even when not feeling the thirst
By : Alvin Ho
B (Eng), MBA, Certified Allied Healthcare/Fitness Professional (EIMS), Master Fitness Trainer / Fitness Nutrition, Resistance & Endurance Training Specialist (NFPT)