STILL UNAWARE OF BENEFITS OF STANDING IN SUNLIGHT ?
When a person comes in contact with the sunlight, the ultra-violate rays creates vitamin D in a person’s skin affecting as much as 2000 genes in the body. Vitamin D helps in the growth and development of teeth and bones. If your body absorbs less vitamin D, then there is a risk of developing bone problems like fragile bones (osteoporosis) or soft bones (osteomalacia).
Exposure to sun rays can treat several skin issues according to the World Health Organisation. Ultra-violate rays radiation cures skin problems like psoriasis, jaundice, acne eczema etc. All you need is to stand for 15 minutes under sun and get rid of skin issues.
Those who get lesser sun rays are likely to have risk of cancer than those who get more sunlight according to a study from Environmental Health Perspectives. Some of them are colon cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer.
Sunlight is very essential to a human body not only physically but mentally too. When our body is exposed to UV light through sun, our brain releases hormones called serotonin. It helps in boosting mood and keeping calm and peace in mind. People from different countries have different serotonin level. People exposed to more sun rays have high Serotonin level. In colder regions, due to lesser sunlight, people are effected with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression caused due to seasonal changes. According to the Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, sun rays can help to avoid premenstrual dysphoric disorder, depression in pregnant women, no seasonal depression etc.
Sunlight also helps in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, inflammatory bowel disease, thyroiditis etc. Early morning is the best time to gain benefits of sunlight.