Friday, May 29, 2020

In the question on “the mechanism of action of the agitation side effect,” one of your suggestions was to try light later in the...

A reader asks:  In the question on "the mechanism of action of the agitation side effect," one of your suggestions was to try light later...

What is sundowning, and what symptoms occur with this? Is light therapy something that should be considered? The individual is suffering from depression, irritablility...

A reader asks:  What is sundowning, and what symptoms occur with this? Is light therapy something that should be considered? The individual is suffering from...

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...

Do most people respond to light therapy even at the “right time” for phase advances or delays? Does it need to be done at...

A reader asks:  Do most people respond to light therapy even at the "right time" for phase advances or delays? Does it need to be...

In dawn/dusk simulation therapy, how important is the dusk simulation part? Also, can dusk simulation be successful even if used at different times in...

A reader asks: In dawn/dusk simulation therapy, how important is the dusk simulation part? Also, can dusk simulation be successful even if used at different...

How does one choose whether to use light therapy, negative air ionization or dawn simulation for SAD? If one version of light therapy does...

A reader asks:  How does one choose whether to use light therapy, negative air ionization or dawn simulation for SAD? If one version of light...

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...

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...

Is light therapy safe for the eyes?

A reader asks:  Is light therapy safe for the eyes? Answer: The largest study, for 10,000 lux, 30 min daily exposures for up to 6 winters, was...

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...

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