Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Low-tech Tools To Help Your Child Sleep

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDA 2020 study found children's sleep quality went hand-in-hand with lower levels of stress and better general health. These benefits meant that,...

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Light therapy, once typecast as the treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), continues to increase its therapeutic repertoire. Last year, it beat Prozac (fluoxetine)...

A New Way to Help People with Fibromyalgia?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDDrugs, such as antidepressants, antiepileptics, and opioids, are often not effective for patients with fibromyalgia. In addition, these pharmacologic options frequently have...

A Game Changer in the Treatment of Depression

Research increasingly supports a newer approach to mood disorders which is more effective than antidepressants. Find out more from the people who pioneered it.

Does Counting Sheep Work? And What Can You Do If It Doesn’t?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDCounting sheep to go to sleep has a long history, beginning at least in the twelfth century in the Islamic world. But...

What do you need to know to pick the best night light for a child’s room?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDTo pick the best night light for a child’s room, you need to know about the kind of light that can disrupt...

When Do You Need Protective Eyewear?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDTo figure out whether, and when, you need protective eyewear, you need to know about the kind of light that can disrupt...

How to Use Light Therapy: Six Steps

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDDepressed, but not interested in taking drugs to improve your mood? The American Psychiatric Association guidelines have listed (bright) light therapy as...

When the Light You See is Not the Light You Want

What is blue light, and what harm can it do? Blue light is part of the spectrum of white light, as the English genius Isaac...

King Canute and the Dawn Simulator

Elizabeth Saenger, PhDYou may know of twelfth century King Canute because of the myth that he arrogantly stood at the shore of a turbulent...

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