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Book review: Winter Blues, Fourth Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
When it comes to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), few people can compare to Dr Norman E. Rosenthal. After all, he was the man to formally describe the condition three decades ago. In the preface to the book Winter Blues, Fourth Edition: Everything You Need to Know...
Product review: Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light
As a brand, Philips needs no introduction, with their technology empire providing us with everything from Televisions and Irons to Shavers and, it seems, Wake-Up Lights. This particular light is a titan amongst light boxes, being the top of the line model in Philips...
Product review: Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp 5000
The Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp 5000 model is a mid-range lightbox aimed at alleviating light occurrences of SAD. This lamp provides you with a reasonable 5000 lux, which is enough to brighten any day, giving you that much needed boost when you need it the most. As...
Choosing a Light Box: Try Before You Buy
Light therapy has been shown in numerous studies to alleviate the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. If you are are skeptical about how well they would actually work, it’s a good idea to try before you buy.
8 Golden Rules For Buying A Light Box for SAD
Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD is something that can be helped with a ‘light box’ . Interested in buying one? Here are the things you need to watch out for!
Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Workplace
The last thing you will feel like doing when you are suffering at the hands of SAD is go to work and do the job that you don’t feel as if you can do anyway. How are you meant to tell your boss that you are suffering with a condition that only happens during the winter months?
How To Get Your Insurance Company to Pay For Your Light Box
Once you’ve been diagnosed with SAD and the doctor has suggested that a light box could be the solution, it’s probably worth having a chat with your insurance company to see what they offer in the form of coverage for such a device
Product review: Travelite Portable Desk Lamp for SAD
The Travelite Portable Desk Lamp is ideal for commuting SAD sufferers, thanks to its sturdy yet lightweight aluminium frame. With the winter months meaning that one is commuting in the dark in both directions, the chance to revitalise yourself at work in a convenient...
Can Dawn Simulators Help Treat The Winter Blues?
It’s the lack of sunlight that tends to throw most people in the colder, winter months, and it is exactly this lack of sunlight that causes those miserable winter blues that many of us are faced with year after year. When you consider that a lack of sunlight is the...