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Light Therapy – Not just for SAD

Many people believe that light therapy is only used to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), however, there are many uses for a light box. The most common use is for depression. A light therapy box is used to create a chemical reaction in your brain that aids in the production of serotonin. Serotonin, also known […]

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Benefits of Sunshine

Sunshine is a very important part of everyday life and many people don’t get enough of it. No matter what the weather is like, getting outside for at least 30 minutes a day can provide many health benefits. One of the¬†obvious health benefits provided by the sun is vitamin D. When someone has a vitamin […]

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Preventing SAD

When the seasons start to change, Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms start to present themselves. For someone that suffers from SAD, you’ll want to make changes before symptoms start in order to prevent your depression from setting in. Here are some depression prevention ideas to ward off those unwanted seasonal depression symptoms. Light Therapy – a […]

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Winter SAD vs Summer SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder is very common in the fall and winter while summer SAD is not as well known. During the cold fall months, many people start to feel signs of depression including sleepiness, eating lots of carbs and not having the energy to get out of bed. Then, when the flowers start to bloom, […]

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SAD In The Work Place

Every year, people all over the world suffer from seasonal depression. While working with depression, it can be very difficult to get everyday tasks done. Light Therapy is the perfect way to treat your Seasonal Affective Disorder without taking medications. With a light box, you can get your bright light therapy while you are checking […]

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