Tuesday, September 22, 2020

I suffer from panic disorder. I used a light box for four days for 30 minutes starting at 6:30 a.m. On the fourth day...

A reader asks: I suffer from panic disorder. I used a light box for four days for 30 minutes starting at 6:30 a.m. 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...

 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...

I seem to have reverse SAD–every year I get depressed in April and it gets worse until end of summer. I feel my best...

A reader asks: I seem to have reverse SAD--every year I get depressed in April and it gets worse until end of summer. I feel...

My 16-year-old daughter is perpetually tired, even though she sleeps well and gets plenty of it. She goes to bed at 9 at night...

A reader asks:  My 16-year-old daughter is perpetually tired, even though she sleeps well and gets plenty of it. She goes to bed at 9...

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 have been suffering from chronic insomnia for several years. I have seen every doctor and tried every medication (both prescription and herb) imaginable...

A reader asks: I have been suffering from chronic insomnia for several years. I have seen every doctor and tried every medication (both prescription and...

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...

Do you agree with the opinion that SAD should be treated simultaneously by light, regularly scheduled exercise and proper diet? …

A reader asks:  Do you agree with the opinion that SAD should be treated simultaneously by light, regularly scheduled exercise and proper diet? Or do...

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...

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