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Light Therapy for Non-Seasonal Depression


When you think of light therapy, most people associate it with SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. While it is very common to use light therapy as a treatment of SAD, it can do so much more. For someone that is battling non-seasonal depression, using a light box for 30 minutes each morning can make a […]

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UV Free Light


Light therapy can be used to treat many different conditions like depression, sleep disorders, PTSD and many more. When it comes to light therapy boxes, you want to make sure to stay away from all UV rays. A light box works by having the unit angled towards your face so that your eyes are able to absorb […]

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Bulb Clips


When you receive your new NorthStar 10,000 Light Box, you will need to install the bulbs. For protection during shipping, the bulbs are wrapped in bubble wrap and placed inside the light box. Page 6 of your instruction manual will walk you through the steps of getting those bulbs installed. The final step before you […]

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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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