Past exposure to sun, skin phenotype, and risk of multiple sclerosis
With sun exposure being villified in today’s society due to the perceived increased risk of all sun exposure on melanoma, there will be lowered vitamin D and melatonin production. Here we may see a glimpse of some of the skeletons in the closet of sunlight avoidance. While I’m not advocating lying for hours on the beach coating in Crisco, a moderate amount of sun exposure on a daily basis is part of a healthy lifestyle.
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