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InLight Photon Light Therapy as Prophylactic Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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A PuMed article (PMID:10418699) reported about a study regarding patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) to explore whether depressive episodes associated with SAD could be prevented by daily use of bright light before the onset of symptoms in early fall and continued usage throughout the winter.  They also wanted to know if the light had to be visible in order to have beneficial effects.

Patients were divided into 3 groups: one group received bright white light; a second group received infrared (IR) light; and a third control group received no light treatment.

At the end of the study, authors noted that, while results showed treatment for the first two groups were more effective than the third (control group), infrared (IR) light is just as effective as bright white light.

Authors concluded that infrared (IR) light is just as effective as bright white light although both are more effective than doing nothing.

We invite you to consider an InLight Photon Light Therapy System to help alleviate symptoms associated with SAD.

We encourage you to read about the entire InLight line of Photon Light Therapy Devices on our Next Wave website.

As always, feel free to call Next Wave for assistance or with questions at 949-542-6332 (PST).  If you get voicemail, please clearly leave your name, the best phone number to reach you, your time zone, and the latest I can return your call.  (I return calls in between appointments and at the end of my workday.)

Best Regards,

Mari McShane at Next Wave

 

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