October 30, 2014

vitamin D

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  • Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Millions of Americans use tanning beds or sunlamps to maintain a year-round glow—or to get more vitamin D, which is produced when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as from sunlight. Could tanning this way actually be healthy?

  • What About Vitamin D Lamps?

    What About Vitamin D Lamps?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Most sunlamps emit primarily UVA, the long-wavelength ultraviolet rays that penetrate deep into the skin and promote tanning. But vitamin D production is triggered by short-wavelength UVB. Some sunlamps produce higher amounts of UVB.

  • Vitamin D for Fibromyalgia
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    Vitamin D for Fibromyalgia

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you have fibromyalgia and a low blood level of vitamin D, can taking a D supplement help reduce to reduce your symptoms? Recent research helps to answer this question.

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