Sunday, July 5, 2020

 I have recently been diagnosed with SAD and am about to purchase a light box. Both Medicaid and Medicare have refused to contribute toward...

A reader asks: I have recently been diagnosed with SAD and am about to purchase a light box. Both Medicaid and Medicare have refused to...

For a long time now I have realized that I am not able to remain active at all without natural light. As long as...

A reader asks: For a long time now I have realized that I am not able to remain active at all without natural light. As...

What does happen if you use light too early? Once in a while? Regularly?

A reader asks: What happens if you use light too early? Once in a while? Regularly?Answer: Light Exposure & Circadian Clock Resetting A primary effect of light...

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...

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 was just wondering what your studies have shown on the application and effectiveness of broad vs. full-spectrum light box sources for bright light...

A reader asks: I was just wondering what your studies have shown on the application and effectiveness of broad vs. full- spectrum light box sources...

If someone else is in the room while I am having my light therapy, will it throw off their system?

A reader asks: If someone else is in the room while I am having my light therapy, will it throw off their system?Answer:Probably not, unless...

Are light visors effective in treating SAD? I have found one that emits 2500 lux. Is this light output strong enough to counteract SAD?

A reader asks: Are light visors effective in treating SAD? I have found one that emits 2500 lux. Is this light output strong enough to...

 I’ve noticed that light therapy boxes (LTB’s) have uses for SAD, but I have heard that they can be effective with insomnia.

A reader asks: I've noticed that light therapy boxes (LTB's) have uses for SAD, but I have heard that they can be effective with insomnia....

How long should you be treated with an artificial sunlight bulb?

A reader asks: How long should you be treated with an artificial sunlight bulb?Answer:We do not recommend treatment with "bulbs" per se, but rather with...

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