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Continuous Sunlight exposure

The ultraviolet radiation in sunlight has both positive and negative health effects, as it is both a principal source of vitamin D3 and a mutagen. Vitamin D has a wide range of positive health effects, which include strengthening bones and possibly inhibiting the growth of some cancers. UV exposure also has positive effects for endorphin levels, and possibly for protection against multiple sclerosis. Visible sunlight to the eyes gives health benefits through its association with the timing of melatonin synthesis, maintenance of normal and robust circadian rhythms, and reduced risk of seasonal affective disorder.

Protective B Factor
Measured in minutes

There are 5 benefits of Continuous Sunlight exposure, including:

Ovary cancer Reproductive outcome
Decreased risk of Ovary cancer
Reproductive system

1 study

Skin cancer Intergumentary outcome
Minor decreased risk of Skin cancer
Intergumentary system

1 study

Aerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Aerobic Exercise Capa...
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Strength
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

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There are 2 risks of Continuous Sunlight exposure, including:

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Running speed
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Sunburn Intergumentary outcome
Minor increase risk of Sunburn
Intergumentary system

0 studies

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Caution

Long-term sunlight exposure is known to be associated with the development of skin cancer, skin aging, immune suppression, and eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration. Short-term over-exposure is the cause of sunburn, snow blindness, and solar retinopathy.

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