Vitamin D & Sun protection
Vitamin D is the trendy Vitamin at the moment, recommended for many different types of cancer and diseases. The government has recommended that all adults take a Vitamin D supplement 10µgm or 400i.u. of Vitamin D3 per day during the autumn and winter seasons and all year round for those people at high risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrence in patients who have had a melanoma. Mr Peach will routinely recommend Vitamin D for the majority of patients who have had a melanoma removed. He will check your Vit D level before recommending an appropriate supplement dose, which is often higher than the routine recommendations. Some people have naturally higher levels of Vitamin D and so will not require supplementation.
Commonly people, having had a skin cancer, are wary of going out in the sun. Mr Peach will discuss the important elements of sun protection and will tailor the advice to your skin type, as different skin colours carry different risks for sun damage.
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Mr Peach explains everything very clearly and carefully not assuming any prior knowledge by the patient. Complex issues are covered in sensible easy to understand ways. He shows much patience in answering questions.
Based in Leeds
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