Age Spots & Vitamins
Age spots can also be called liver spots which is often as a result of ageing or sun damage on the skin. It can be treated and prevented by using vitamins and mineral supplements. Medically, it is said that if proper precaution is taken, eat well and also use supplements. Since age spots in seen in adults in their 40’s and above, proper precaution can be used to manage and control age spots even as they age. Age spots are common in both men and women. Generally they are usually small and flat and can be in three different colors which are black, brown and red. They vary in size and can appear on any part of the body that is exposed to the sun. Age spots are usually harmless but if it changes color, itch, become thick and bleed, it should be examined by a doctor as it may be something more serious.
Vitamins like vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, etc can be used effectively in preventing and treating age spots. Improving of health style as well as life style, eating a balanced diet and regular exercise can also help to prevent and cure age spots.
In preventing and curing of age spots, vitamin A, which has tretinoin as a topical part of it is highly effective in treating age spots as it helps to the cells of the body. Vitamin C is also good in fighting age spots. It is not only used as a sun block vitamin, it also protects the skin and helps to make it look younger in appearance. A dosage of not more than 500 milligram of vitamin C, including medicines, fruits and food supplements should be taken every day to help fight age spots. Vitamin E has antioxidants which are very effective in preventing and protecting the skin against age spots. Daily intake of fruits and food supplements rich in vitamin E is advisable in fighting age spots. Another vitamin that may help to fight age spots when consumed regularly and on daily basis is vitamin D. vitamin D helps in the detoxification of the body there by helping to prevent age spots. It should also be consumed in the form of fruits and food supplements. B6, B complex, calcium & magnesium, lecithin etc are some of the vitamins and minerals that are useful in fighting age spots.
Generally speaking, age spots are not dangerous or harmful but they can be dangerous and damaging to your self-esteem. If you protect yourself from the sun, eat well and take vitamins, fruits and food supplements regularly, you will have nothing to worry about.