light therapy for depression
In this video I am going to go over some of the key features of the qura qi mood and energy enhancing light as well as why light therapy works for insomnia and depression.
Does light therapy work?
Why does light therapy work?
How much light is needed and for how long?
When should you apply light therapy?
How can light therapy be the most effective
Some great tips for using your light therapy lamps.
Light therapy is best when combining 3 things
- Light intensity – 10, 000 lux box about 16-24 inches (41-61 cm from your face)
- Duration (daily sessions of 20-30 mins)
- Timing (early in the morning after you wake up)
Are there any contraindications to light therapy?
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The effects of light therapy on sleep problems: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Light as Therapy for Sleep Disorders and Depression in Older Adults https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3839957/
Bright light therapy for nonseasonal depression: Meta-analysis of clinical trials Journal of Affective Disorders
Mayo Clinics Light Therapy Recommendations: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/light-therapy/about/pac-20384604