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If some of us, go back to school or business, others go on vacation and still others enjoy the sweetness of late summer. Whatever the place or the activity, the solar star remains more or less visible, more or less long. Essential for life, the solar star is also essential for our organism.
The Sun and Its Benefits
Sunrays have many virtues often ignored. If you do not want to abuse its shelves, it is not necessarily good to avoid them at all costs.
It is a source of benefits that must be known to enjoy it for it allows to :
SYNCHRONISE YOUR SLEEP
The light perceived by the retina is transmitted directly to a small gland, names epiphysis. At the end of the day, it secretes melatonin, a hormone that makes falling asleep easier . Outdoor brightness can stimulate or decrease its production. Exposure to light in the evening delays the production of melatonin, and so falling asleep ……
BRIGHTEN UP YOUR MOOD
Exposure to light has an effect on your mood through serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of mood, sleep and appetite. The use of light therapy for seasonal depression
was validated in 2005.
Our biological clock needs light!
It helps our secretions of melatonin which, themselves, influence other hormones like serotonin, a good mood hormone, and the dopamine: the pleasure hormone.
Small daily doses in the morning or in the middle in the afternoon are largely sufficient to enjoy theeffects.
If the sun seems to keep us healthy, it also allows to:
Light is a powerful stimulant for awakening and cognition. Its impact on the brain regions needed for performing a cognitive task depends on the specific color of light received more than an hour ago.
(According to the University of Liège and Inserm, a preliminary exposure to a n orange light helps to better perform a task more than a blue light would , that of
computers especially …)
LIVE LONGER THANKS TO THE SUNRAYS
Recent research has shown that sunlight is beneficial for
protect us against obesity, heart attacks or cerebrovascular accidents
The sun is good for our immune defense system thanks to the D vitamin and on our skin via UVB.
All the benefits of the sun are anjoyable for free!
Although the sun provides a lot of benefit can be both our best friend and our worst enemy.
IT CAN ALSO BE VERY DANGEROUS:
-THE HEAT STROKE: (local or general elevation of the central body temperature above 40 ° C) due to heat accumulation can cause (sunstroke), dehydration,
cognitive disorders (delirium, confusion, loss of consciousness)
-THE SUN BURN. Its repetition greatly increases the risk of cancer especially if they happen during childhood.
The sun does not spare the eyes and its rays can be responsible for
IN CONCLUSION, YES ONE CAN ENJOY THE SUN AS LONG AS ONE RESPECTS A FEW RULES :
Never expose yourself to the sun for long periods of time and never between 12 o’clock and 2pm. Otherwise wear a T-shirt but do not expose children;
Always apply a protective cream with a high filtration index against
UVA and UVB, to be renewed every two hours;
Wear glasses with anti-UV filter lenses and a hat