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Daylight Savings Time Ends on 11/1: Are You Ready for Shorter Days?

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Every year, beginning on the second Sunday in March, most Americans set their clocks ahead one hour–  a welcome ritual that brings with it an extra hour of daylight we enjoy throughout the summer and early fall…until the first Sunday in November. This is when we “fall back” again by…

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Help Fight Depression with SunBox

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COVID-19 has brought with it fear, uncertainty, financial instability, anxiety, isolation and loneliness. Any one of these issues by itself can trigger depression, and several in combination can be a surefire recipe for the blues — big time. For the past six months, many experts have been concerned about the…

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A SAD Story – How SunBox Light Therapy Can Help

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For most of the 1950s and early 60s, Joe Daly owned a small bar in the mostly Irish neighborhood of Woodside, Queens in New York City. From April to late October, Daly’s Bar & Grille was a neighborhood hot spot. However, as winter drew near, Joe’s mood would begin to…

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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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