5 reasons why we all should love being beside the sea

2. Skin conditions

Psoriasis is a skin condition that can flare up from time to time and, although not scientifically proven, anecdotally, sufferers suggest it can be the result of stress. Despite the many creams and ointments available on prescription - and the recommendation of light treatment, which can have a long waiting list - sunlight is often the natural aid to recovery. Indeed, many sufferers say their psoriasis eases in the summer months. Swimming in the salt water of the ocean removes dead skin and can improve the appearance of psoriasis. But make sure you moisturise afterwards!