We get vitamin D through exposure to the suns powerful ultraviolet rays, from our diet and dietary supplements. Recent studies over the past several years have shown that adequate vitamin D in the body is responsible for the reduction of many chronic diseases. Vitamin D, nicknamed “The Sunshine Vitamin” has shown to reduce the factors that result in diseases like osteoporosis, lymphoma, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and several forms of cancer including prostate, lung, colon and even skin cancer. Indoor tanning has also shown to help cases of excema and psoriasis.Though vitamin D can be absorbed into the body through foods and supplements, the most effective way to get it is through the skin in the form of sunlight. Researchers conclude that to get the optimal amount of vitamin D, it is practically impossible through only enriched foods and supplements. This healthy amount of sunlight can be achieved through controlled exposure to the sun and through professional, indoor tanning.
Safe, indoor tanning has also shown to help counter react the effects of lack of sunshine in the long winter months, common in the Pacific Northwest. Clinically known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), can trigger feelings of depression, lethargy, fatigue and other health problems.
SunsUp Tanning Centers takes a “Lifestyle” approach to tanning. We promote safety and professionalism while our customers gain the health and wellness benefits of tanning. SunsUp Tanning believes it is important that you are aware and insist on clean, well-maintained tanning facilities. SunsUp Tanning Centers takes this very seriously. Our beds are maintained beyond state and manufacturers recommendations, ensuring the highest level of quality and consistency at all of our locations.
SunsUp Tanning Centers advocates moderation and common sense tanning. Overexposure to ultraviolet rays, whether indoors or outdoors is counterproductive to a tan and causes irreversible damage to your skin! Build tanning times gradually and refer to our SMART Tan certified staff for suggestions on tanning time and tanning habits for the best results no matter your reason for tanning.