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Sunbeds

Published on May 22, 2017

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stock-weightRecent study showing that although sun bed use caused a transient increase in vitamine d levels after continued sun bed use vitamin D levels went back down and there was benefit to overall well being.

Although serum vitamin D levels are transiently increased after sunbed use, longer-term increases in serum vitamin D levels are not observed with regular sunbed exposure. Continued sunbed use does not improve serum vitamin D levels nor promote overall well-being.

Message: we know that sun tanning bed use is associated with increased risk of skin cancer. Now we also know that the theoretical benefit in terms of maintaining higher Vitamin D levels is not true.
So there is good reason to avoid it and no good reason to do it!

Click on the link below to find out more of this study.

25-Hydroxyvitamin-D3 serum modulation after use of sunbeds compliant with European Union standards: A randomized open observational controlled trial

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