Tuesday, November 19, 2019

My 24-year-old daughter had a kidney transplant three years ago

A reader asks: My 24-year-old daughter had a kidney transplant three years ago and will always be on anti-rejection meds. She cannot be in the...

What kind of light therapy would be most appropriate for a person at risk for macular degeneration? I have been seeing advertisements for green...

A reader asks: What kind of light therapy would be most appropriate for a person at risk for macular degeneration? I have been seeing advertisements...

I am so grateful for the study that came out in 1998 showing that light therapy works on the backs of the knees as...

A reader asks: I am so grateful for the study that came out in 1998 showing that light therapy works on the backs of the...

About five days ago, I increased the amount of time in front of my light box from 30 to 45 minutes, to try to...

A reader asks: About five days ago, I increased the amount of time in front of my light box from 30 to 45 minutes, to...

From what I gather, UV light is not a necessary component to help combat the symptoms of SAD or clinical depression. Is this correct?

A reader asks:  From what I gather, UV light is not a necessary component to help combat the symptoms of SAD or clinical depression. Is...

Have any studies been conducted in a clinical setting on the possibility of adverse effects on the retina with any light source of 10,000...

A reader asks: Have any studies been conducted in a clinical setting on the possibility of adverse effects on the retina with any light source...

What is the difference between color temperature and the color rendering index (CRI)? Which is more important for light therapy?

A reader asks: What is the difference between color temperature and the color rendering index (CRI)? Which is more important for light therapy? Answer: Color temperature reflects...

I have a number of related questions. 1. This is my first year using a light box. How do I know when to stop?...

A reader asks: I have a number of related questions. 1. This is my first year using a light box. How do I know when...

I am 50 years old and have struggled with insomnia for decades. I can even remember not being able to fall asleep as early...

A reader asks: I am 50 years old and have struggled with insomnia for decades. I can even remember not being able to fall asleep...

 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...

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