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The Many Names of SAD

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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that tends to hit during the short cold days of winter or the long hot days of summer. There are many different names for Seasonal Affective Disorder: SAD Seasonal Depression Winter Blues Winter Depression Spring Depression Summertime Sadness Summer Depression No matter what you call it, Seasonal […]

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Winter SAD vs Summer SAD

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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

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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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How To Use Your Light Box

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When using a light box, it is important to use it properly and on a schedule to insure that you get the most benefit. Here is some light box information to get the most out of your light box: Have the light set at the designated distance. NorthStar 10,000: 24 inches Aurora LightPad Mini: 25 inches Aurora […]

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Hormones In Your Body

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Serotonin is what makes us energized and happy while melatonin is the hormone for sleep. When using Light Therapy, your eyes absorb the light which causes your brain to release serotonin. This is what helps give you energy and boost your mood – which is why you want to use your light in the morning. After […]

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