Blues winter, small depression that settles, fatigue, bad mood ... Why not try a treatment or a cure of light therapy?
Light is essential to any form of life, and its effect on morale and health has long been proven. Light therapy is a treatment that involves exposure to artificial light repeatedly and regularly, so as to fill a lack of brightness (winter, office work ...).
The lamps used for light therapy are in the form of a rectangular panel of about fifty centimeters high, which is placed on a table, desk or against a wall.Good to know: The sun is our main source of vitamin D! However, even if light therapy compensates for a certain lack of sun, especially in winter, it does not allow to produce vitamin D: the latter is synthesized by the skin when exposed to UV rays.
Quite widely used in the Scandinavian countries where the light intensity is very low during the winter, light therapy makes some followers in France. It is not uncommon during the winter months to see lamps of this type installed on desks.
As we will see, the prices of these special lamps are quite high, so before investing, we can recommend at first to seek the advice of a doctor to be certain that the mental form is really related to a decline environmental light, and then be sure of the effects of light therapy.You want to react, to give your testimony or to ask a question? Appointment in our FORUMS or A doctor answers you !
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