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.
With summer in full swing, this is our reminder for you to pack up your sunscreen wherever you go and avoid the burn! Living in Arizona, you must be vigilant about sun safety and protection—and that includes reducing your risk of sunburn.
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. UV safety should be a priority for people who work outside, play sports, do outdoor activities, or spend any time at all in the sun. Therefore, it should be important to everyone!
In addition to premature skin aging, exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is associated with approximately 65% of melanoma cases and 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
It’s the most important product you can put on your skin and too many people aren’t applying it correctly. Sunscreen can help prevent skin cancer, sunburns and premature skin aging but only if used properly. The experts at Affiliated Dermatology want you to avoid the most common sunscreen mistakes: