05
JUN
2013

Improving Sleep And Promoting Recovery In Patients With Mild TBI Using Bright Light Therapy

A new study suggests that bright light therapy may improve sleep, cognition, emotion and brain function following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results show that six weeks of morning bright light therapy resulted in a marked decrease in subjective daytime sleepiness. This...
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30
AUG
2012

Bright Light Therapy Improves Cognitive Performance And Mood For Healthy People

We have already known that bright light therapy can be an effective cure for seasonal depression, but a new study from Finnish University students has revealed that it also benefits those not struggling from seasonal depression at all. When the therapy is administered through the...
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07
JUN
2010

Sleep Disturbances In Soldiers With Combat PTSD Improved By Bright Light Therapy

Bright light therapy has significant effects on sleep disturbances associated with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a research abstract that will be presented Monday, June 7, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the...
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31
MAR
2010

Alaska Northern Lights Offers Bright Light Therapy To Combat Common Health Problems

Alaska Northern Lights manufactures a bright light therapy box that aids in treating chronic health problems such as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), depression, bipolar disorder and sleep problems. Sufferers of SAD, a form of clinical depression, include up to 25 percent of...
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10
NOV
2008

Improving And Refining Light Therapy Seasonal Affective Disorder, From Harvard Mental Health Letter

Bright white light therapy has been used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) for more than 20 years. Although it remains a mainstay of treatment, in the past few years researchers have investigated ways to improve and refine light therapy, reports the November 2008 issue...
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06
MAY
2006

Light Therapy And Fluoxetine Are Equally Effective SAD (Winter Depression)

Bright artificial light and the antidepressant fluoxetine are both effective treatments for the winter form of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). A head-to-head comparison conducted in four Canadian cities over three winters is reported in an article in the May issue of The...
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