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Does tanning in a tanning bed help depression?

Supposedly, natural light helps mood disorders. I may be happier, in addition to hotter, if I tan in one.

Any personal experiences?

by Anonymousreply 611/14/2012

I did a lot of tanning last year. It definitely made me look hotter, slimmer, healthier.

OTOH, it did quite a number on my complexion. I moisturized like crazy, but I have may have aged myself prematurely.

It's a trade-off, OP.

by Anonymousreply 111/14/2012

I live in Seattle and one or two dark winters I tanned. It help my seasonal depression.

by Anonymousreply 211/14/2012

tanning beds are dangerous - don't use them

by Anonymousreply 311/14/2012

only if it's Tanning Chatum.

by Anonymousreply 411/14/2012

Or Channing Tatum.

by Anonymousreply 511/14/2012

Buy a light with the natural spectrum or whatever they call it. "Healthy" light. NEVER USE A TANNING BED. They make specific lights to battle SAD (seasonal affective disorder).

by Anonymousreply 611/14/2012
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