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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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Resetting the Sleep Clock


Resetting the Sleep Clock Could Decrease Symptoms of Depression Individuals with depression often experience disrupted sleep patterns. This change in sleep structure can exacerbate the symptoms of depression, increasing fatigue and negative affect. When deprived of sleep, certain neurotransmitters are more active, producing more dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine. Additionally, deprivation can affect the metabolism within […]

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SAD Lights Cure Depression


Ever wonder why you feel off during the winter season? You binge on food and feel like sleeping all the time. The wimpy-jumpy-and-hypersensitive you take over and you lack the energy and enthusiasm to do things – even getting in the sack! SAD light just might be the happy solution for your problem. You’re not […]

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Light Therapy for Insomnia


5 Things You Need to Know About Bright Light Therapy for Insomnia 1. See the Light and Make it Bright – Cure your insomnia with bright light therapy. Bright light therapy involves sitting in front of a therapeutic light box for a prescribed amount of time each day. Therapeutic light boxes use diffused fluorescent light […]

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Testimonial Giveaway


How has YOUR light box impacted or changed your life?  Share Your Story!!! Testimonial Giveaway Help Alaska Northern Lights spread “Your Word” about Bright Light Therapy by sharing your story today!!! Video Testimonial Send us a short video telling us how your light box has impacted your life.  For sending us your video testimonial, you will be […]

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