Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure
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atti_editor posted:
MONDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Sunlight is known to lower blood pressure , but now a team of British researchers has figured out why.
What they found is that nitric oxide stored in the top layers of the skin reacts to sunlight and causes blood vessels to widen as the oxide moves into the bloodstream. That, in turn, lowers blood pressure.


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Researchers recommend spending a moderate amount of time outdoors. Do you get enough sunlight?
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