Wednesday, September 23, 2020

If I wake up later than my ideal time on the weekend, should I still use the light therapy lamp for the same amount...

A reader asks: If I wake up later than my ideal time on the weekend, should I still use the light therapy lamp for the...

Can I use a light box while lying on my stomach?

A reader asks: My ideal position for light therapy, as I am waking up, would be to use the lamp while reading a book while...

Should use of a proper light box raise my vitamin D level to a significantly higher level?

A reader asks: Should use of a proper light box raise my vitamin D level to a significantly higher level? Answer: No, light boxes used to treat...

I am 34 years old and have a long history of difficulty sleeping. My doctor diagnosed me with delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD). It...

A reader asks:  I am 34 years old and have a long history of difficulty sleeping. My doctor diagnosed me with delayed sleep phase disorder...

I am traveling to a time zone that is 12 hours ahead. I will be in that time zone for 12 days (traveling east...

A reader asks:  I am traveling to a time zone that is 12 hours ahead. I will be in that time zone for 12 days...

I have just been diagnosed with delayed sleep phase. My body clock tries to make me sleep from 2 a.m. until 10 a.m., but...

A reader asks:  I have just been diagnosed with delayed sleep phase. My body clock tries to make me sleep from 2 a.m. until 10...

I suffer from delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) and for years have been using a bright light and radio on a timer to wake...

A reader asks:  I suffer from delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) and for years have been using a bright light and radio on a timer...

Several of my siblings suffered with severe cases of infectious mononucleosis. They all experienced delayed sleep phase, but this symptom of mono seems to...

A reader asks:  Several of my siblings suffered with severe cases of infectious mononucleosis. They all experienced delayed sleep phase, but this symptom of mono...

What is delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD)?

A reader asks:  What is delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD)? Answer: DSPD is a circadian rhythm disorder in which the internal body clock is synchronized abnormally late...

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...

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