Vitamin D helps Crohn’s disease

Did you know that Vitamin D levels help those with Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, colon and ileum. A study from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland has found Vitamin D has helped the patients overcome fatigue and limited decreasing muscle strength. The patients that received more than 30 ml of Vitamin D reported significantly higher quality of life scores than patients that were taking less than 30 ml. Researchers Tara Raftery said, “ That 24-point increase in quality of life score exceeded the 20-point increase that is considered clinically meaningful to patients and physicians”. 



What can tanning in a tanning bed do for my appearance?

            Did you know that vitamin D, which is commonly found in tanning beds can help you prevent diabetes, hypertension, and even cancer? Also tanning can be helpful to bone mineral density. When the skin is exposed to a UV light it starts to produce the vitamin D.  Indoor tanning beds essentially build stronger bones and eventually aids to the prevention of osteoporosis. If you need a little extra vitamin D to your diet, tanning in a bed is a perfect solution!


            Did you know that tanning beds could be beneficial to your appearance? Here are a couple things that tanning can help with. Tannings beds can reduce the appearance of scars on your body by blending the shades and darkening the actual scar. It can also help clear up acne by drying up oil on the skin.  Acne isn’t the only skin condition, it also can help with Psoriasis, Eczema, and Jaundice. Tanning can also help you lose weight! The UV light (Ultraviolet) stimulates the thyroid gland, which boosts your metabolism. When there is an increase to your metabolism, it means added weight loss. Lastly, tanning is relaxing. It is nice to go into a tanning bed from anywhere to 2 to 20 minutes and relax. The warming lamps releases endorphins and decrease levels of adrenaline, which assists in soothing muscles and minor aches and pains. A tanning bed can be a great little 20-minute vacation.