Rather than hiding away in your home, sleeping all day, eating too much, and feeling depressed through the winter months, with bright light therapy you can start to feel functional again. You can reclaim your life, raise your energy level, and start to feel like the person you are during the summer months.
When you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), bright light therapy is an easy and safe treatment that can work for you, in as quick as a few days. When you expose yourself to the artificial light, which is supposed to mimic the outdoor sunlight, you trick your brain into producing the chemicals it normally would when exposed to the sunlight.
Bright light therapy works by having the person sit near a bright light therapy box, on a daily basis, for a set amount of time. Most people use bright light therapy first thing in the morning, sitting near the light as they read their paper or have their breakfast. Once the light begins to affect the chemicals that can alter a person’s mood, such as the neurotransmitter serotonin, the depression symptoms associated with SAD being to lift. It is an easy way for a person to treat their own SAD from the comfort of their own home.
It is believed that 1 in 20 people suffer from SAD, with many more people also experiencing what is known at the “winter blues.” Bright light therapy is the answer to these problems. Alaska Northern Lights produces two different bright light therapy boxes to help people get through SAD. We also have a number of accessories available as well.
You don’t have to suffer in silence any longer. Bright light therapy is safe and easy, so why not give it a try? It could have you feeling back to your old self within a week. We want that for you.