From expansive reservoirs and trout lakes in the mountains to small bodies of water nestled in rolling hills and low-elevation fishing holes, Arizona offers plenty of year-round fishing options for its residents and visitors. Fishing involves long hours spent outdoors, often in the sun. When you add in the potential for reflected sunlight from the water striking your face and other parts of your body, it’s an activity that can be very hard on your skin.
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and is responsible to keep stuff in (like water) and keep stuff out (like germs). That’s why it’s important to protect your skin.
If you live in Phoenix, it will come as no surprise to you that sunblock is a must year-round, not just when you are outside at the pool or enjoying a picnic at the park.
The month of July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and here at Affiliated Dermatology, we want to share the best tips and tricks to keep you safe from UV harm.
Vitamin D increases bone strength, lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart attacks, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Even in the sunniest places, Vitamin D is one of the most lacking nutrients in humans worldwide.