Sun, 03 Dec 2023

'The sun reduces all-cause mortality. The more sun you get, the lower your risk of death,' says Dr. Leland Stillman.

In this episode of the Quantum Biology Collective podcast, host Meredith Oke welcomes the esteemed Dr. Leland Stillman back to the show. Dr. Stillman, known as one of the best integrative physicians in the United States, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the controversial topic of sun exposure and its true impact on our health. In a world where we are bombarded with messages about the dangers of the sun and the need to protect ourselves at all costs, Dr. Stillman breaks down the myths and misconceptions surrounding sunlight.

He explains the deep connection between sunlight and human biology, highlighting the essential role it plays in our overall well-being. From the benefits of vitamin D production to the regulation of circadian rhythms, Dr. Stillman reveals the infinite health benefits that come from embracing the sun in a safe and mindful way. He encourages consistent sun exposure, avoiding intermittent and intense exposure that can lead to sunburn. By understanding our skin type and sensitivity, we can find a balance that allows us to enjoy the benefits of sunlight without putting ourselves at risk.


  • 'Red and infrared light help bioenergetics, they help the cell to grow, to heal.' (10:15 | Dr. Leland Stillman) SM Quote

  • 'The UV spectrum has very powerful effects on our neurotransmitters and hormones.' (12:07 | Dr. Leland Stillman)

  • 'If you're getting out there consistently at the same time every day for the same amount of time, your body is going to tan.' (45:31 | Dr. Leland Stillman)

About Dr. Leland Stillman, MD:

Dr. Leland Stillman is an integrative physician who in addition to being Board Certified in Internal Medicine has also studied under naturopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and homeopaths, as well as medical doctors. Dr Stillman is a critical thinker that has his patients' health and best interests at heart, which is how he fortuitously stumbled upon the therapeutic healing benefits of light. He took it upon himself to study how our light environment can significantly impact our overall health so that he could further help his patients along their healing journey. Today, Dr. Stillman works with people all over the world, utilizing a systematic approach that addresses all aspects of diet, lifestyle, mindset, and environment that impacts your health.

To learn more about Dr. Leland Stillman, MD visit:


Dr Stillman's Substack:

Instagram: @stillmanmd

About the Podcast Host:

To learn more about Meredith Oke visit the Quantum Biology Collective website (Quantum Biology Collective).

About The Quantum Biology Collective Podcast:

The Quantum Biology Collective is a group of pioneering health professionals who study, apply and explain the emerging field of quantum biology: a new paradigm of understanding how human health REALLY works that is light years beyond the current established medical model. From the vast research showing that circadian rhythms regulate every important process in the body to emerging research that quantum mechanical processes are taking place in our cells-this new world is the missing link that you're searching for, whether you're a health practitioner, or someone trying to optimize your own health and your family's.

We feature a variety of experts, from medical doctors to researchers to health coaches, who all have first-hand experience applying these principles-and getting incredible results-in their health practices and in their own lives.

To become a QBC member and get invites to live deep dives & access to our video library:

To take our 8 week practitioner certification in the science of quantum biology so that you can add it to your existing area of expertise:

'The information provided in this podcast episode is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as medical or legal advice. The opinions expressed in the episode are those of the speakers. Individuals should consult with a medical or legal professional for specific advice regarding their own situations.'

Original Source of the original story >> Dr. Leland Stillman on Is Avoiding The Sun A Health Hazard? with Meredith Oke on The Quantum Biology Collective Podcast

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