A member asked:

Could you tell me if uvb rays help create vitamin d why wear broad spectrum?

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Dr. Thomas Namey answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

To prevent photo..: So you do not photo-aging of the skin and decrease melanomas and basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. Plus, sun does not always equate with adequate vitamin d! too easy to take 2000iu of d3/day. Best!

Answered 6/20/2013



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