Saturday, June 6, 2020

Wouldn’t more outside light benefit me as much as a light box could?

A reader asks:  Wouldn’t more outside light benefit me as much as a light box could? Answer: Some people who live and work in dim environments may...

Is it OK to wear contact lenses while sitting in front of a light box?

A reader asks:  Is it OK to wear contact lenses while sitting in front of a light box? Answer: It is OK, as long as the lenses...

What is the cost of this light apparatus to the patient?

A reader asks:  What is the cost of this light apparatus to the patient? Answer: Research volunteers in all our clinical trials are loaned the treatment apparatus...

I started using a 10,000 lux light box last fall with dramatically positive results. …

A reader asks:  I started using a 10,000 lux light box last fall with dramatically positive results. Because I felt better during the winter with...

I have a 10,000 lux light box, but find myself unable to wake up early enough to use it at the recommended time (7:00...

A reader asks:  I have a 10,000 lux light box, but find myself unable to wake up early enough to use it at the recommended...

I’m using a light box (10,000 lux) for 30 minutes at 7:30 each morning for depression and to help me get up at a...

A reader asks:  I'm using a light box (10,000 lux) for 30 minutes at 7:30 each morning for depression and to help me get up...

I notice an antidepressant effect if I use my light box in the early morning. However, I am phase-advanced, so I do not sleep...

A reader asks:  I notice an antidepressant effect if I use my light box in the early morning. However, I am phase-advanced, so I do...

 My daughter has been diagnosed with SAD and has purchased a light box which is helping her with waking and sleeping. She is 22...

A reader asks:  My daughter has been diagnosed with SAD and has purchased a light box which is helping her with waking and sleeping. She...

I just began using my light box a little more than a week ago. Since that time the following has occurred: (1) I get...

A reader asks:  I just began using my light box a little more than a week ago. Since that time the following has occurred: (1)...

I am wondering if you have ever come across patients whose sleep time and wake time are incredibly reliable, who don’t have a mood...

A reader asks:  Dr. Terman, I have read with great interest the summaries of your research, and some of your blog postings. I am wondering...

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