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What is Light Therapy and does it work?

A cure for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and many skin conditions, light therapy or phototherapy has been proved to have healing effects on the human body in case of certain diseases. The therapeutic effects have been proven through scientific research and controlled experimentation and are currently being applied at hospitals and registered practice centers. What is light therapy? Light therapy is a process of curing a disease or easing its symptoms by exposure to the sun or artificial light. When used to treat seasonal affective disorder, sleep disorders or other kinds of depression, light therapy is used as a compensation for the lack of exposure to sunlight that has a major role to play when it comes to chemical imbalance in...

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What is light therapy?

Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is simply using light to cure diseases. From late 90s to early 1930, light therapy was widely used to try and heal innumerable diseases. Ultimately, through research and controlled experimentation it was concluded that this method was not as effective in case of some diseases as others, its use was, therefore, limited. If not as many as before, many diseases are still being treated with the help of light therapy. What is light therapy used for? Light therapy is majorly being used to treat the following conditions. Due to its affects on the brain areas and chemicals related to sleep and mood, doctors have been using light therapy to ease symptoms of seasonal affective...

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