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5 Common Light Therapy Mistakes and Misuses

5 Common Light Therapy Mistakes and Misuses

Light therapy lamps are great for those that struggle with the winter blues or just don't get enough sunlight. For many, they can enhance the quality of life greatly. However, they do require a small learning curve to be effective. We've compiled the top five most common light therapy mistakes and misuses to avoid. Read this to ensure you get the most out of your bright light therapy lamp.

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12 Benefits of Light Therapy

12 Benefits of Light Therapy

If you’re not familiar with what SAD light therapy is, allow me to explain. Light treatment involves sitting in front of a specialized 10,000 LUX light therapy lamp. These lamps are designed to put out high amounts of light (LUX) to mimic the sun. Our bodies need sunlight, but we rarely receive enough of it—the sun aids in our body’s ability to produce two essential hormones: melatonin and serotonin. By sitting in front of a light therapy lamp for 20-30 minutes each morning, we replace some of that lost sunlight. These 12 light therapy lamp benefits have been thoroughly researched and tested based on the effects bright light therapy has on users.

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Best Light Therapy Lamp Reviews & Mentions

Light Therapy Lamp Reviews and Mentions

It's one thing to say you have the top therapy lamp, but it's another thing to back it with "best light therapy lamp" reviews, articles, mentions, and more. In this article, you'll find links to publications including the New York Times, CNN, Health.com, and more ranking our lights as the best light box therapy lamps.

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Chronotherapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Chronotherapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Chronotherapy is a clinical tool used to treat depression and other affective disorders. In short, it is a strategy to establish appropriate circadian patterns through external stimuli control, proper sleep, and light exposure tools. When used in combination with medication and other treatments, chronotherapy is highly effective for alleviating symptoms related to SAD.

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