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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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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Light Therapy Box for You

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You’ve done your research and talked to your doctor, and have decided that bright light therapy may help with your condition. Now comes the time to choose a light box and get started. There are a ton of options on the market, and wading through to find one that’s right…

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6 Tips for Talking to Your Doctor If You Think You Have SAD

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As the weather gets colder and the days get darker, you can feel yourself slipping into the “winter blues.” You want to sleep longer each morning, your appetite changes, and you may be more irritable than usual. If you experience these symptoms around the same time every year, you may…

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5 Tips for Making Bright Light Therapy Part of Your Daily Routine

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You know bright light therapy is great for your seasonal affective disorder or depression. But it’s not always easy to ensure you get your daily session in, no matter how hard you try. To help you have the best chances of success with bright light therapy, here are 5 ways…

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Can Bright Light Therapy Help with Weight Management?

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You started the year with lofty goals. Get organized, spend more time with family, even lose those stubborn 15 pounds that just don’t seem to budge. As you’ve slogged through these last cold, dark, wet months of winter, you may be finding it more difficult than you initially thought to…

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Can Bright Light Therapy Help Mood & Agitation in Those with Dementia?

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Alzheimer’s disease and dementia impact ever-increasing numbers of Americans. An estimated 5.6 million people over the age of 65 live with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This debilitating disease robs people of their memories, their abilities to perform simple tasks, and their enjoyment of everyday life. Among the many…

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