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The Concepts of Light Therapy

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Light therapy is also known as phototherapy or heliotherapy. In this therapy, one is exposed to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using polychromatic polarized light, lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light. The light is given for a decided amount of time and, in some cases, during a specific time of day.

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Shining a Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on Oct 17, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

We all get a little bummed as the days get shorter and darkness is more prevalent, but for some this funk can be more serious. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depression that occurs usually in fall and winter. Since you can’t beat Mother Nature, how do we deal with this disorder? Light therapy or bright light therapy is one way to combat this disorder.

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