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The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Bright Light Therapy - Carex Health Brands

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Bright Light Therapy

During the winter, the days get shorter, and our contact with the sun becomes even more limited. Many of us leave for work just as the sun is rising and don’t return home until after it has set, not getting any sunlight at all. While the amount of sunlight we need varies widely depending on our skin tone, age, and other factors, this lack of exposure can inhibit the healthy production of essential hormones. This could disrupt our sleep schedules and contribute to conditions like insomnia, depression, and seasonal affective disorder. 
Bright light therapy lamps, also known as sad lamps or happy lights, provide an artificial alternative to natural light that can help solve this common problem.

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The Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Affective Disorder

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.), also known as seasonal depression, is a variation of depression that begins and ends around the same time each year. SAD typically occurs during fall/winter months but less commonly occurs in the spring and summer. To be medically diagnosed, you must consistently experience depressive episodes around the same months for at least two years. 

If you consistently feel a surge of sadness, lack of energy, or thoughts of hopelessness during a specific time of the year, you may have seasonal affective disorder. This guide will walk you through what SAD is, the symptoms, how to cope with it, and more. 

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The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Fibromyalgia

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Fibromyalgia

Despite its prevalence, there are a lot of misconceptions about fibromyalgia. Because much of the condition is medically unexplained, some people don’t even believe the condition is real. Even those who think it exists, even those living with it and healthcare professionals, may still find it hard to understand. This guide will help clear up those misunderstandings by walking you through the basics, like what fibromyalgia is, how it is diagnosed, and how it’s treated.  

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The Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease that affects an estimated 10.2 million adults in the United States. Also, about 44 million adults in the United States have low bone density and an increased risk of developing the disease.

Osteoporosis is serious and can be deadly, but in many cases, it is either manageable or preventable. So it’s important to be concerned about your bone health no matter what age you are.

In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about osteoporosis, from what it is and what causes it to how it can be treated or prevented.

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The Ultimate Guide to SI Joint Pain

The Ultimate Guide to SI Joint Pain

Pain in the lower back and hip are often a mystery. This occurrence can disrupt life and lessen the enjoyment of day-to-day activities. When plagued with pain in these areas, sufferers should look to professionals for guidance while asking if it could be SI joint pain. In this guide, we break down everything you need to know about SI joint pain, including what it is, causes, treatment, prevention, and more.

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