What is the 10,000 Lux Light Box and what is it used for? This light lamp is used for light therapy for those suffering from Seasonal Affective disorder (SAD). It is a lamp that simulates the sun rising and provides a specific type of light to help the pineal gland to activate, in turn, helping the body to produce melatonin and serotonin.
These 2 are essential for normal sleeping patterns – something disturbed in people with SAD. By artificially stimulating the forehead using the lamp, these 2 hormones are produced in a natural manner, easing the syptoms of SAD.