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How Long Do Bulbs Last?


When it comes to light therapy boxes, the bulbs can have very different lifespans. For example, one type of bulb may need to be replaced every year while another may never get replaced at all! Here is the break down for all of our light boxes: The NorthStar 10,000 Light Box – this lamp uses fluorescent […]

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Benefits of High Vitamin D Levels


For those that are deficient in vitamin D, it is very important to elevate those levels with safe UVB exposure. While we know that it can help give us energy and boost our mood, high levels of vitamin D have also been linked to treating or preventing many illnesses like: the flu, depression, autoimmune disease, heart disease, […]

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SAD During Daylight Savings Time


Towards the end of the year, many parts of the country experience a time change – Daylight Savings Time. After the clocks ‘Fall Back’, the days become shorter and we experience much less daylight. Due to the lack of sun exposure, many people start to feel down and depressed – this is called the Winter Blues […]

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Creating A Winter Routine


When it comes to winter, some people love it and some people dread it all year. Creating a daily routine is a great way to finally be able to enjoy those dreaded winter months. If you are someone that suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), then a routine might be exactly what you need. Light […]

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Why Sunlight Is Important To Our Health


Sunlight is one of the most important parts of living a healthy lifestyle. While many people suffer from depression, it is well know that some forms of depression can be linked to a lack of sunlight. For example: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) most commonly occurs during the winter months and that is associated with the […]

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