Friday, February 4, 2022

Sunshine For Your Health

Sunshine for your Health

With winter months soon to be behind us, we often see the improvement in moods for many individuals who may be struggling with mental health. In the summer it is easy for individuals to obtain vitamin D in natural form, such as the sun, but in the winter time many people struggle to have the convenience of the sunshine as soon as they walk outside. Luckily for us, you can take a supplement of vitamin D that can be found over the counter at many local stores. 

Vitamin D has been proven to have many positive effects on mental health and physical health for individuals. Studies have shown that individuals with mental health disorders such as depression, have shown positive improvements when taking vitamin D supplements for those individuals mental health symptoms. There are also many health perks that come from vitamin D supplements such as the following:

  • Vitamin D is necessary for the maintenance of strong bones and healthy teeth.

  • Keeping a healthy store of vitamin D gives added protection to such diseases as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and type 1 diabetes.

  • Helps with diabetes management and maintaining healthy insulin levels.

With good mental and physical health, people begin to feel better and the use of vitamin D is a great way to maintain a positive attitude and a healthy lifestyle. With summer months coming means more sunshine and with more sunshine means mental health improvements!!

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