Tuesday, September 22, 2020

There is one brand of light box out there that combines light and ions. Would that be overkill? Could one somehow get “too much...

A reader asks: There is one brand of light box out there that combines light and ions. Would that be overkill? Could one somehow get...

Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate overhead sunshine...

A reader asks: Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate...

I’m in the midst of a chronobiologic Catch-22: I need to wake up earlier to use my light box (for depression) and to get...

A reader asks: I'm in the midst of a chronobiologic Catch-22: I need to wake up earlier to use my light box (for depression) and...

What does spectrum mean when talking about light therapy? Is “sunlight” a type of spectrum for the lamp or just like sunlight outdoors. Does...

A reader asks: What does spectrum mean when talking about light therapy? Is "sunlight" a type of spectrum for the lamp or just like sunlight...

Will longer exposure to a dimmer light box (say, 7500 lux) accomplish the same effect as 30 minutes at 10,000 lux?

A reader asks: Will longer exposure to a dimmer light box (say, 7500 lux) accomplish the same effect as 30 minutes at 10,000 lux? Answer: The answer...

I have been tracking my migraines for years. I have clusters that go up in the winter and down in the summer. Jan.-Feb.-Mar.-Apr. are...

A reader asks: I have been tracking my migraines for years. I have clusters that go up in the winter and down in the summer....

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...

I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). I took the Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire and got some interesting suggestions I’d like to try....

A reader asks:  I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). I took the Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire and got some interesting suggestions I'd like...

Do you have any info on the small, hand-held lighting devices that have recently been marketed? How do they compare with the 10,000 lux...

A reader asks: Do you have any info on the small, hand-held lighting devices that have recently been marketed? How do they compare with the...

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...

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