Let's talk about Vitamin D, the skin and immunity

 


 The sunshine vitamin... The most common cause of Vitamin D deficiency is inadequate exposure to sunlight. Lack of exposure to sunlight can cause vitamin D deficiency.

Immunity is weaker in winter due to low vitamin D levels.
Decreased immunity can make you suspectable to upper respiratory infections, bone, muscle weakness and pain.
Many of the body’s organs and tissues have receptors for vitamin D, which suggest important roles beyond bone health.

Let's talk about the skin, and immunity!!

Did you know having adequate levels of vitamin D in your system may help address the inflammatory symptoms of acne and also assist in treating psoriasis, eczema and vitiligo.

Vitamin D is crucial for skin protection to enhances the skin's immune system . . Further, calcitriol (the active form of vitamin D) helps in skin cell growth, repair, and metabolism as well as prevents premature skin aging.

"But don't forget, too much sun leads to accelerated skin aging and damage," moderation and controlled sun exposure is key..

Enjoy the sunshine this weekend but don't forget to stay protected from over exposure!!

Megan x





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