Light therapy which consists of exposure to both controlled natural light and artificial lighting may be a new tool in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Daily exposure to bright, artificial light may help reduce symptoms of bipolar disorder.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects over 10 million people in the US. Find out the symptoms and treatment options available.
A treatment shown to improve symptoms of SAD has proven to be effective for treating bipolar disorder. Researchers report a six week course of bright light therapy improves symptoms of depression and daily functioning for bipolar patients.
Inducing gamma oscillations appears to suppress amyloid production and could prove an effective treatment potential for Alzheimer's.
Researchers are testing the effects of light therapy on patients with Gulf War Syndrome.