Monday, March 18, 2019

I suffer from SAD and was wondering if UV light (from a sunbed) has any benefits?

A reader asks:  I suffer from SAD and was wondering if UV light (from a sunbed) has any benefits? Answer: As best we know, the mechanism of...

How do I know if I am sensitive to the UV lights particularly with my eyes? I do not have any eye disorders, but...

A reader asks:  How do I know if I am sensitive to the UV lights particularly with my eyes? I do not have any eye...

I use the drug Tegretol (carbamazepine) — a tricyclic anticonvulsant drug also used to control mania in bipolar disorder — along with a 50-sunscreen...

A reader asks:  WE HAVE RE-WRITTEN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION TO GENERALIZE IT FOR THIS FORUM: I use the drug Tegretol (carbamazepine) -- a tricyclic anticonvulsant...

 Can you tell me if someone who has had one of the following treatments, and was advised not to be exposed to sunlight, might...

A reader asks:  Can you tell me if someone who has had one of the following treatments, and was advised not to be exposed to...

For use with a light box (with or without UV shielding), is it better to buy UV glasses to block possible UV rays entering...

A reader asks:  For use with a light box (with or without UV shielding), is it better to buy UV glasses to block possible UV...

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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