Saturday, June 15, 2019

I used my light box at 8 a.m. during daylight savings time. Now that we’re back on standard time, should I use it at...

A reader asks:  I used my light box at 8 a.m. during daylight savings time. Now that we're back on standard time, should I use...

I take a low dose birth control pill and have been advised to stay out of the sun to avoid brown marks (“mask of...

A reader asks: I take a low dose birth control pill and have been advised to stay out of the sun to avoid brown marks...

Hello, I have been using a light box for just over three weeks now. Initially I simply used it when I naturally woke-the first...

A reader asks:  Hello, I have been using a light box for just over three weeks now. Initially I simply used it when I naturally...

 I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour, generally between...

A reader asks:  I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour,...

How do the lights work?

A reader asks: How do the lights work? Answer: Scientists are still investigating the precise mechanism that makes light therapy effective. Thus far, we believe that bright...

 What is your opinion about the safety and efficacy of green light boxes? …

A reader asks:  What is your opinion about the safety and efficacy of green light boxes? A manufacturer cites some research to support the claim...

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...

I am confused. A recent q&a item said that color temperature and spectral output matter. I understood your previous answers to suggest they did...

A reader asks: I am confused. A recent Ask the Experts answer said that color temperature and spectral output matter. I understood your previous answers...

My husband has been diagnosed with SAD. His doctor told us it is okay to purchase a light box for therapy. He has some...

A reader asks:  My husband has been diagnosed with SAD. His doctor told us it is okay to purchase a light box for therapy. He...

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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