Age spots sometimes also known as liver spots, solar lentigines or senile lentigines are most often caused by damage to the skin from sun exposure. However there are a number of other factors that can contribute to one developing age spots. Poor liver function, lack of exercise, poor diet and the accumulation of waste products in the system all contribute to the development of age spots.
Here are a few thing you can do to reduce your chances of developing age spots and in some cases eliminate age spots that have already formed.
- Get plenty of exercise, try to exercise at least 4 times a week for a minimum of 30 minutes.
- Limit your sun exposure and when you do spend time in the sun be sure to use sun block.
- Cleanse your liver by drinking beet juice. Start out with two to three ounces and gradually increase to six ounces of juice a day.