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How Safe is Bright Light Therapy?

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If you’re suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or a variety of other conditions, you may have heard that bright light therapy can help ease your symptoms. But you may be wondering: How safe is bright light therapy, really? Overall, bright light therapy is a very safe, low-risk method of…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: More Than Just the Winter Blues

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If you find yourself feeling overly tired, sluggish, and unmotivated to participate in your favorite activities during the winter months, it could be more than just the cold getting to you. You could suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), an ailment that affects more than 3 million Americans each year….

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Why Does Light Therapy Work?

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You’ve read about bright light therapy, and have heard that it’s a natural way to treat some of the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). But how can just sitting in front of a lamp every day produce physical results that work? Since SAD is caused by a disruption to…

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What Is Bright Light Therapy?

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Exposure to bright light has been found to help reset circadian rhythms and boost the feel-good chemical composition in the brain to alleviate and treat symptoms of environmental depression. How does bright light therapy work, and how is it used? The Biology of Light The necessity of light goes far…

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What is Winter Depression and How Can It Be Treated?

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What is Winter Depression? Believe it or not, the amount of sunlight your receive on a daily basis can have an impact on your overall health and wellness. As winter rolls around, shorter days and colder months throw some people for a loop by disrupting their circadian rhythm, the 24-hour…

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The SunBox Company Shares a Light Box with 270net Technologies

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The Digital Marketing team at 270net Technologies recently had the opportunity to experience first-hand the benefits of Light Therapy for the first time. The SunBox Company founder, Neal Owens, lent a SunBox SunLight Plus® 10,000 Lux SAD Lamp to the team, so they could feel the impact of a bright…

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Got Cabin Fever and the Winter Blues?

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“If you’re trapped indoors by bad weather and feeling unexplained fatigue, irritability and sadness, you aren’t alone,” states Neal Owens of Frederick County MD, citing a U.S. Public Health Service report indicating that one in five people feel worse in winter. Owens participated in the N.I.H. clinical research. “Loss of…

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There is Help for Holiday Depression and SAD Winter Blues

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It’s that time of year… Feeling run down, tired, lethargic, not interested in seeing anyone or doing anything? It could be a case of the holiday blues. On the other hand, if it lasts more than a few weeks, chances are it isn’t the holiday blues, but a medical condition…

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Morning Light Is Linked To Weight Loss

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If you’re looking to lose weight, try heading outside for 20 to 30 minutes every morning between 8 AM and 12 PM. That’s the recommendation made by a recent study from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, where researchers found that people exposed to bright light in the morning have a lower…

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We’re Moving!

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Sunbox is moving up to Frederick, MD. See what Neal has to say!

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