Light

Feeling blue? Try blue light! The winter season, with shorter days and fewer daylight hours can feel gloomy. The grey and often cloudy weather can really affect our sleep, even productivity and state-of-mind. Do you sometimes have the winter-time blues? This is also known as SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Where I live in Australia, …

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Allergies? Try red light! If you or members of your family suffer from seasonal allergies – pollen, grasses and other allergens, you’ll know how much discomfort they cause. Over the counter medications such as anti-histamines are the usual treatment and are effective. But red light therapy is an alternative. The science is that specific wavelengths illuminating …

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Using colour and light to heal is not new, but science is now discovering how and why it works. Migraine is a condition which can be debilitating and traditional treatments don’t always work for everyone. Research is being done on the impact of light in triggering migraine but also on the effects of various light …

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For many people international travel is part of life, and I’m no different. I’m off again on an overseas trip, and that means two flights and a number of time zones to cross. Of course, this can cause problems on arrival at our destination, when normal night and day schedules are thrown out of sync. …

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