Summer is approaching and the Miami heat is reeling in. It’s time to wear sunscreen everywhere you go and to have a change of clothes in case you get too sweaty.

The sun has great health benefits as well as some not so great aspects

Some health benefits is sun:

Improves mood by increasing serotonin
Treats seasonal depression
Relieves stress
Improves sleep by producing melatonin immediately when it gets dark. The sun is a good regulator of melatonin

Here are some aspects to watch out for :

Sun damage to the eyes : make sure you wear a hat and sunglasses
Heat exhaustion from the loss of water and salt from sweating
Heat rash

Lets be prepared during this hot summer to enjoy the nice weather but also stay safe!