Seasonal Affective Disorder
At one point in the early part of this century the Sun was considered as a "magic cure" for all major diseases. People flocked to the seaside to spend some time in the Sun to ensure their good health. At one point people considered the Sun a cure even for fatal diseases like tuberculosis.
However never before were people so wrong. It took decades before people realized that though the Sun did play a very important place in the general health of the body it was not the wonder drug they thought. Like anything in excess even the Sun is harmful to health. It is necessary to realize that looking on the Sun is also harmful.
|"Your skin remembers every
bit of Sun it ever had."
- Patricia Farris, dermatologist
The following pages will serve as an information base on the various harmful effects of the Sun on human health. We have also tried to include a prevention page wherever possible, as we firmly believe that prevention is better than cure.
©Copyright 1998 Elizabeth
Beckett, Holly Bernitt, and Vishwa Chandra.