If you are suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, then you need Bluewave light therapy. Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD as it is commonly known) affects people in climates where they do not see the sun much. It affects people more in winter months where the days are shorter and there is snow/rain/clouds, so the sun is not out.
This type of seasonal depression can be greatly helped with the use of bluewave light lamps. The use of these home devices substitutes for the natural sun in stimulating the pineal gland, which is housed behind the forehead, and regulates the production of seratonin and melatonin and sleep. Our body’s natural circadian rhythm relies on the stimulation of this gland to regulate normal functions and when sunlight is deprived, some people suffer depression terribly. This can be helped with a aid of this amazing device.
Light therapy, also known as phototherapy uses exposure to various types of lights to activate the pineal gland. This gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It’s function is to produce melatonin derived from seratonin which ultimately regulates sleep patterns and seasonal functions. When we expose ourselves to bright light (example the sunlight) this inhibits the production of melatonin and tells our body that it is time to wake up and for our day to start.
Without it our bodies don’t know the difference between day and night and some people may suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder.
Bluewave light therapy is a brilliant advancement in the light therapy world where specific bandwidths of light can be isolated to be used for a therapeutic response. BLUEWAVE is a technology that allows the increase of effective bandwidths while reducing the overall intensity of light. This results in patients being able to enjoy a more effective light treatment in the most comfortable way possible.
There are many types of lights that are used in light therapy and they can include (but are not limited to):
light box (very bright full spectrum light)
These light appliances can be used to treat a range of disorders. For instance, using bluewave light therapy directed on the skin often helps in the treatment of acne vulgaris as well as neonatal jaundice. If used to direct to the retina of the eye, it can assist the body’s circadian rhythm and seasonal affective disorder.
Apollo light therapy is highly regarded in treatment of the above and devices come in the way of handheld devices right through to clinic optimised machines.