In today’s day and age, our daily rhythms are more and more governed by technology and modern lifestyles rather than natural cycles of light and darkness. As a result, many of us work around the clock, often juggling irregular schedules, including nightshifts. With shift work, however, come various health risks, including sleep and mood disorders, all of which can be attributed to disrupted circadian rhythms. Research Papers•Jul 31, 2021
Research shows how light therapy - particularly bright light - can be used to phase advance (shift earlier) or phase delay (postpone) the time of sleep and waking. This makes it useful for all sorts of sleep disorders such as those explored below.Research Papers•May 18, 2017
There is now a huge amount of research to support light therapy as a treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is just a selection and includes the benefits of light therapy as well as research into the possible mechanisms behind SAD.Research Papers•Aug 23, 2016
Dawn simulators - also called wake-up lights - have a valuable role to play in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) according to the latest research led by medical researcher Dr Konstantin Danilenko. The research is published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.