Sunlight Lamp – Health Benefits

October 30, 2013 1:55 pm : Blog
Philips Hf3485 Wake-up Light Plus, White

Phototherapy, or more popularly known as sunlight lamp therapy, is a treatment method for seasonal afflictive disorder. Treatment involves the use of a special light that simulates the natural light that emanates from the sun. This is particularly necessary for months when the amount of available sunlight is not sufficient such as the cold and dark winter months. The specially designed lights provide doses of UV rays in more concentrated form. This is effective not only for the treatment of SAD but it can be used for various skin conditions as well as for premature babies.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Lights – Why Use Them?

October 21, 2013 1:53 pm : Blog
Uplift Technologies DL930 Day-Light SAD Lamp

Seasonal affective disorder lights are primarily used for the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of mental disorder that causes depression in some people during winter who may otherwise exhibit happy or perfect moods for other times of the year. However, there are rare cases when the depression that is commonly known as “winter depression” or “winter blues” occurs even during summer months.

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SAD Light Box – Treatment For SAD and Causes

October 8, 2013 1:51 pm : Blog
Verilux HappyLite Deluxe Sunshine Simulator

A SAD light box may be used to treat seasonal affective disorder, an ailment afflicting some people that causes them to develop depression every winter season. When spring time comes, the symptoms, however, miraculously disappear. Light therapy involves spending some time everyday just to sit in front of a bright light that is specially intended for the purpose. It is proven to be effective in most seasonal affective disorder (SAD) cases. Antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapies that are known to work for other depression types may also work for SAD.

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SAD Lamp & Treating Depression

September 29, 2013 1:48 pm : Blog
Philips goLITE BLU Plus Light Therapy Device

A lot of people suffering from depression symptoms associated with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) find relief by using SAD lamps. People afflicted with SAD generally have less energy than normal, put on extra weight, feel down, and find it more difficult to get out of bed in the morning. This condition usually lasts throughout winter when the days seem to be shorter and darker. A sufferer of the disorder has difficulty functioning normally and has a tendency to avoid social contact. It is not uncommon to find people with SAD quietly tucked inside their rooms for most parts of the day.

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Digging Yourself Out Of Seasonal Affective Disorder

February 20, 2013 4:29 pm : Blog

Many people find themselves stuck in seasonal affective disorder with no way to get out. You eventually become immobile, depressed, and you tend to get sick a lot easier. First, you should be using a sad lamp. Secondly, not doing anything about it will only allow you to continue in this downward spiral that you’ve drawn for yourself. However, with a little bit of education and discipline, you can definitely take leaping steps towards defeating seasonal affective disorder. Here’s where you need to start.

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Sunlight Is Important To Defeating Seasonal Affective Disorder

February 2, 2013 2:19 pm : Blog
Seasonal Affective Disorder isn’t a serious condition, but it’s really annoying.  Most people don’t even know that they are being affected.  For a while, I used to just hate winter because I thought the cold made my attitude worse.  When I came across this information for the first time, I realized that my day to more »

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