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Sundowning: What Is It, & Can Bright Light Therapy Help?

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If a loved one has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, you may notice them becoming more agitated or confused as the day goes on. This phenomenon is called “sundowning,” also known as “late-day confusion,” and it is common in patients who suffer from dementia disorders.   What Is Sundowning?…

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Bright Light Therapy Helps With The Time Change And Depression

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A Clinician’s Brief Guide to Chronotherapy for Affective Disorders Using Bright Light Therapy Affective disorders represent a highly prevalent subset of clinical conditions that increase morbidity and mortality of many co-occurring illnesses.1 The currently available primary treatments and augmentation strategies for refractory depression have their limits in terms of both efficacy…

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Can Bright Light Therapy Help Someone with Parkinson’s?

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Tremors and difficulty speaking are among the most commonly known symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.  However, many Parkinson’s patients also suffer from sleep disruption, caused either by the disease itself or by the medications they take to manage their disease. With these sleep disturbances comes the question: Can bright light therapy…

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Can Bright Light Therapy Help with PTSD?

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, war, or a serious accident. Memories of their experiences can be triggered by loud noises, memories, or even smells, and these triggers can lead to…

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5 Tips to Help You Get Better Sleep

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Do you climb into bed each night, exhausted, only to toss and turn for hours before falling into a restless sleep? When you wake up in the morning, does it feel as if you haven’t slept at all? In our always-on society, getting the amount and quality of sleep you…

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Can Bright Light Therapy Help Seniors Who Don’t Suffer from SAD?

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Note: Please check with your doctor if you have any eye conditions to make sure this is a safe option for you. The benefits of bright light therapy for those who suffer from depression – both seasonal and non-seasonal – has been well-documented.  Regular exposure to bright light during the…

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Could There Be a Link Between SAD and OCD?

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While it’s already well-known that Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and depressive episodes are closely related, researchers have begun studying whether there is a link between the changing of the seasons and other mental health conditions. According to a study conducted at Uskudar University in Turkey, the relationship between SAD and…

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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Bright Light Therapy

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You and your doctor have determined that bright light therapy may be beneficial for helping alleviate the symptoms of your condition. While you’ve found a great bright light therapy box to suit your individual needs, you’re looking for ways to optimize your bright light therapy to make it the most…

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10 Tips for Improving a Bad Mood

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No matter how hard you fight it, it’s just a fact of life that everyone experiences bad moods from time to time. Whether you didn’t sleep well the night before, someone cut you off in traffic on the drive to work, or you truly have no idea why you’re in…

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Can Your Eye Color Increase Your Chances of Having SAD?

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a condition that affects an estimated 10 million Americans. This condition, which is marked by symptoms such as fatigue, appetite changes, and mood swings, often impacts those who live in colder climates more frequently, as its onset is linked to the seasonal change in…

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