Saturday, June 6, 2020

Traveling Light: Why I brought my light to Chicago

Our intrepid Abigail Strubel, having experienced an array of disappointments with one treatment or another — admittedly sometimes with temporary relief — hones in on...

Dawn – Dusk Simulation Therapy

Difference Between Dawn Simulation and Bright Light Therapy Dawn and dusk simulation (DDS) therapy provides a departure from standard bright light therapy in the followings...

Superduper Sleepers

by Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Here are some sleeping champions of the animal world: animals that sleep the most, the least, or have an unusual way...

Sleeping Tips When Staying Indoors During Isolation Period

Why does getting up at the same time every day make you sleep better at night? How does the time you eat affect your...

…And the Winner Is: Bright White Light at Midday for Bipolar Depression

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Bipolar depression is typically a very serious phase of bipolar disorder, and yet appealing options for therapy are limited. (To see what...

Negative air ions vs the coronavirus

Everyone knows that the coronavirus is transmitted in droplets expelled by coughing and sneezing. The droplets can quickly spread up to 6 feet and...

The Impossible Experiment: An Interview with Mirjam Münch, PhD

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD When I interviewed Mirjam Münch, PhD, I was floored by the problems she and her colleagues overcame to do their elegant experiment....

The Link Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Alzheimer’s disease causes certain kinds of protein to build up in the brain. As this build-up increases, a person’s sleep-wake cycle changes...

Low-tech Tools To Help Your Child Sleep

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

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