Many people dream of living out their retirement in a warmer climate.That is why so many retirees choose to move to Thailand or other tropical places in the western hemisphere. Of course, we all know many reasons why, such as the all-year-round sunshine, beaches, food, people, etc., etc. but what are the main health benefits of living in Thailand.
It now appears that a high level of vitamin D is crucial to beating covid-19 and that the severity of covid is greater the lower your vitamin D level. 80% of Adults in the UK with cancer have levels of vitamin D lower than 20 ng/ml and the National Health Service recommends a minimal level of 35/40 ng/ml.
In America, they recommend a level above 40 ng/ml. World experts on vitamin D the Boston Medical School recommends levels above 70 ng/ml as important for your immune system to function at a high level. Exposing your body for 90 minutes to 2 hours is the best way to boost your vitamin D and immunity levels.
Warm climates for most of the year are ideal for arthritis sufferers and may help to alleviate pain, fatigue, and swollen joints.
Warm weather is safer. Studies have shown that death rates are higher in cold climates, for those people suffering from ill health the winter and cold weather could be a killer.
Let’s face it everybody is more motivated to exercise on a sunny day, go for a walk, walk along the beach, play golf, or go for a bike ride, everything is more appealing when the sun is shining and research backs this up.
It has been shown that all of us are more active in the summertime and less active in winter. Living in a region with all-year-round warm weather, exercise and physical activity become the norm.
Research shows that your overall alertness and mental performance are at their best when your body temperature is high, staying warm in nice weather helps you keep alert and improves your memory.
Cold weather can have a negative impact on your heart, lungs, and respiratory system. When your body works to regulate heat, your blood pressure can increase to unhealthy levels which can lead to long-term damage.