Sunday, July 5, 2020

 I have been treated for major depression and bipolar disorder for several years, with different medications, but with no significant relief! Recently, I purchased...

A reader asks: I have been treated for major depression and bipolar disorder for several years, with different medications, but with no significant relief! Recently,...

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...

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...

Why am I so tired in the morning during the winter months?

A reader asks: Why am I so tired in the morning during the winter months?Answer:Our internal biological clock--which strongly influences our daily patterns of alertness...

 I used a light box for about 10 days, and ended up experiencing anxiety and irritability, even after cutting back on the time of...

A reader asks: I used a light box for about 10 days, and ended up experiencing anxiety and irritability, even after cutting back on the...

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...

Would light therapy be effective for a person who is totally blind? Some people with blindness seem to have mood swings with the seasons....

A reader asks: Would light therapy be effective for a person who is totally blind? Some people with blindness seem to have mood swings with...

My ideal timing for light therapy, according to your Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire, is 6:45 a.m. Now, in my country, daylight starts sooner than that...

A reader asks: My ideal timing for light therapy, according to your Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire, is 6:45 a.m. Now, in my country, daylight starts sooner...

I am getting fairly good results with a light box, but because of complicating factors, not as good as I would like. I am...

A reader asks: I am getting fairly good results with a light box, but because of complicating factors, not as good as I would like....

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...

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