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What does 10,000 lux mean?


There’s an age-old proverb some of you may have heard: 10,000 lux a day keeps the doctor away. Maybe you haven’t heard that, and that’s okay! Because there’s one thing most people who are new to light therapy are wondering: what does 10,000 lux actually mean? Let’s put 10,000 lux into perspective. Light therapy uses […]

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4 Effective SAD Treatment Options


Seasonal affective disorder is one kind of depression, which usually occurs every year during winter and fall or even in season change. This condition is very difficult to deal with. This is caused due to shortening of days in winter, and it is specifically difficult for individuals those live in higher latitudes. Lack of sunlight […]

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Beating the Blues


Increased tiredness? Weight gain? Loss of focus? The impending break from your 9-to-5 and holiday gatherings with your in-laws are not the only reasons you are feeling a little under the weather. These are just some of the symptoms correlated with the winter blues. If you are feeling down more than usual, you are not […]

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SAD: Warning Signs and Treatment Options


If you find yourself becoming depressed, increasingly irritable and suffering from more bouts of insomnia as winter approaches, you may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD).  Your risk of having this condition increases the further you get from the equator.  The prevalence of SAD is estimated to be only 1.4 percent in Florida, but jumps to 9.7 percent […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Month


Spotting the Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder Does colder weather get you down? For many people, the shorter days and long, dark nights of fall and winter can lead to a mild or severe depression known as seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Anyone of any age can develop SAD, although women in their […]

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