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Here's how a vitamin D deficiency might affect your skin

INSIDER Logo By Arielle Tschinkel of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 9: 
  
    
    A vitamin D deficiency can affect more than just your
    bones; it can affect your skin as well. 
  
  Healthy vitamin D levels might help prevent skin from
  prematurely aging but too much sun leads to accelerated
  skin aging.
  Some studies have found that vitamin D can help treat skin
  conditions like dry skin, psoriasis, or eczema.

  With more and more research
  showing that most Americans 
  don't get enough vitamin
  D, you might be
  wondering if a 
  vitamin D deficiency
  is actually a big deal for your
  overall health and well-being.

  Getting enough vitamin D can
  impact your health in many ways, especially when it comes to your
  skin.

  INSIDER spoke with two
  board-certified dermatologists and a registered nurse, and they
  explained the link between vitamin D and your skin, revealing why
  it's crucial to get the right amount by way of adequate sun
  exposure, 
  foods rich in vitamin D, or 
  supplements.

  • A vitamin D deficiency can affect more than just your bones; it can affect your skin as well.
  • Healthy vitamin D levels might help prevent skin from prematurely aging but too much sun leads to accelerated skin aging.
  • Some studies have found that vitamin D can help treat skin conditions like dry skin, psoriasis, or eczema.

With more and more research showing that most Americans don't get enough vitamin D, you might be wondering if a vitamin D deficiency is actually a big deal for your overall health and well-being.

Getting enough vitamin D can impact your health in many ways, especially when it comes to your skin.

INSIDER spoke with two board-certified dermatologists and a registered nurse, and they explained the link between vitamin D and your skin, revealing why it's crucial to get the right amount by way of adequate sun exposure, foods rich in vitamin D, or supplements.

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