How sunlight reduces melatonin levels and keeps your awake

Did you ever wonder why you feel better in the summer? Maybe you suffer from depression in the winter. There is a simple reason for this and many other health problems. It all depends on the amount of sunlight you get per day. Through sunlight the body reduces the hormone melatonin and produces necessary vitamins.



Getting enough sunlight


The production of melatonin slows down through sunlight. The amount of melatonin we produce is linked, in reversed proportion, to the intensity of the (sun)light we receive during the day. The reduction of the production of melatonin is important for our well being during the day, it keeps you awake and bright. Sure, you can take vitamin supplements, but getting a good dose of sunlight is always best. You can reduce the production of melatonin with outdoor exercise and other activities. Things like golf, tennis, taking a walk, sailing or just hanging out with friends on a terrace are all good ways to get the health benefits of sunshine.

Sunlight in your eyes


To much sunlight, however, is not good for our eyes. You can wear sunglasses, a traditional visor or hat or just shield your eyes with your hand. After a while, hats and visors start to get hot and even sweaty (yuck!). Sunglasses filter the sunlight, but they isolate you socially from others. Not to mention, nothing looks like it really is. Trees and grass aren't supposed to be blue. Your hand, like the Indians did through there forehead, is well handy and all that squinting will give you wrinkles. No wonder so many people just give up and stay inside.

There is a way to go outside and soak up those healthy rays while seeing clearly. The Brow is developed to shade your eyes. The Brow is a patented sun visor that covers your eyes from direct sunlight while letting you see clearly. The Dutch designed The Brow is made in Italy and available worldwide online.

Shield your eyes but keep in contact


The Brow goes on like sunglasses, but sits directly over your eyes shading them from intense direct sunlight. It's lightweight, only 19 grams, and made of hi-end nylon. You can wear it summer and winter. The Brow will release you back into nature and all the health benefits of melatonin-reducing sunshine.

The Brow®, the Open shades!

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