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Can I get too much sun?

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Everyone loves a healthy glow, but the simple truth is that tanned skin is damaged skin.

Years of getting too much sun can lead to early wrinkling and age spots, and makes you more likely to get skin cancer.

SOURCES:

CDC: "Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Your Personal Health and Safety." 

American Academy of Dermatology: "Sunscreens."

.: "Oral vitamin D rapidly attenuates inflammation from sunburn: an interventional study."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC: "Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Your Personal Health and Safety." 

American Academy of Dermatology: "Sunscreens."

.: "Oral vitamin D rapidly attenuates inflammation from sunburn: an interventional study."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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