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Light Therapy in Sweden City Bus Stops

To Fight Winter Blahs, Sweden Offers Light Therapy At The Bus Stop Days will keep getting shorter as we approach the winter solstice, which means fewer and fewer hours of sunlight. That can be depressing at normal mid-North American latitudes, so imagine how bad it gets in a place like Sweden. To fight the winter […]

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10 Tips to Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Now that fall has begun, it is important for people to learn about seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and teach them preventative techniques as well as coping mechanisms to help manage the symptoms. SAD is form of depression that occurs around the same time every year, generally during the months of September to May. What are the symptoms […]

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Check out the link to hear answers from the doctor who first described the condition. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

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Treating Sleep Disorders With Bright Light Therapy

Before going straight to sleep medications or stimulants for patients with sleep disorders, try prescribing bright light therapy (also called phototherapy). Many find it useful for patients with insomnia, and circadian rhythm disorders such as delayed sleep phase disorder, advanced sleep phase disorder and jet lag. Bright light therapy is also helpful for patients with […]

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Who is at risk for SAD?

Light Therapy Tip for the week: Who is at risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder? Many Seasonal Affective Disorder sufferers might wonder why they are affected by this disorder.  Although many people do develop this condition, some are more at risk than others for being diagnosed with SAD. It can depend on your sex, geographic location and […]

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