Full-Spectrum Light (issue 12)

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

HEALTH

What To Do When You’re Feeling Blue
If the weather or the short days are bringing you down, try to block the outside views and fill your space with as much light as possible. You might even get full spectrum light bulbs for your living and work space where you spend the …

Alternative Treatments for Depression | health 71
light therapy has been used to treat depression. Particularly useful in seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the light therapy focuses on exposure to full spectrum light, especially natural sunlight for several hours a day.

THE GERM THEORY OF DISEASE CAUSATION IS DEAD
by J.E. Ante « Kansas …
Full spectrum light and sunlight have a natural limiting effect on vitamin D production but UVB only lights do not and so they may poison the body with too much vitamin D3 production if used more than 15 minutes per day.

Get Some Winter Sunshine – The London Word
I was there to test Real Sunlight; a treatment that fully replicates natural sunlight and sunbathing, creating full spectrum sunlight with reduced UVA and UVB light. Evidently it is a safe and vetted way of guaranteeing that you catch …

Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Plan of Attack | Building Cathedrals
In October, replace “soft white” lightbulbs with full spectrum bulbs, or the really bright fluorescent ones. (2) Immediately upon waking in the morning, open all shades and blinds and turn on all lights. (This sets circadian rhythms …

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark | Medical Information
That’s why full spectrum light and energizing your body for greater absorption of light is essential. Whether it’s winter or just feeling dark, this article will give you some natural modalities to absorb more light! Light is one of the …

The more sun you get the less likely you are to get Breast Cancer …
Johns Hopkins University Medical School conducted a ten-year epidemiological study that showed exposure to full-spectrum light (including the ultraviolet frequencies) is positively related to the prevention of breast, colon and rectal …

Keeping the Dark Days Bright
Unlike standard office and home lights, full-spectrum lights contain a range of rays from ultraviolet to infrared, with rainbow colors of violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, and a multitude of shades between. …

PLANT CARE
Caring for your indoor Bonsai Tree correctly is critical

In house bonsai trees ought to acquire two to four hours of natural or artificial sunshine. For bonsai, full spectrum flourescents can provide the required light quantities but the tree wants to be placed close to the light. Watering …

TERMINOLOGY
What Is Full Spectrum Light?

What is full spectrum light? Most of us may know nothing about it. On the whole, if we have healthy eyes, certain amount of light can be let in our eyes. But if the amount of light is reduced, some vision errors may occur.

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  3. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)
  4. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 7)
  5. Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting – issue 2

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