Why Indoor Tanning Can Be Good For You
Indoor tanning beds provide people with an opportunity to maintain a golden glow all year round, but can tanning actually be good for you?
While some dermatologists recommend avoiding exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from both indoor and outdoor sources, even more recognize the scientifically documented benefits of controlled UV exposure.
According to respected sources such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and even medical doctors, moderate exposure to UV light:
- Is essential for the body to produce vitamin D, which aids in the building of strong bones, teeth and blood cell formation
- Decreases blood pressure, resting heart rate and cholesterol levels
- Has been used to successfully to treat skin conditions, like psoriasis
- May increase your sex drive
- Increases the body’s resistance to infection and stress
- May be used to treat mood disorders, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
- Increases cardiac output, muscular strength, energy, endurance and oxygen levels
- Reduces the symptoms of PMS and other hormonal imbalances
Using indoor tanning beds gives you complete privacy and personal control of your UV exposure. Despite thesuggested health benefits, it is still important that you practice safe tanning techniques to prevent the potentially damaging effects of excessive UV light exposure.
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