Can transcranial brain-targeted bright light treatment via ear canals be effective in relieving symptoms in seasonal affective disorder?
What does BLT stand for?
BLT stands for Bright Light Treatment
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She found that neither morning nor evening bright light treatment improved subjects' daytime alertness or sleep quality.
The bright light treatment group also displayed lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and got out of bed earlier than the patients who received dim light, said the study by psychiatrists and neuroscientists from several Netherlands universities.
A number of studies carried out have shown that bright light treatment improves the quality of life and vitality of nearly all office employees during the dark season.
Stanford researchers determined that there is not strong enough support for bright light treatment in older insomnia patients.
The good news about SAD is that it is highly treatable, and that the first-line treatment -- bright light treatment -- is non-invasive and doesn't require taking medication.
Bright light treatment requires a minimum amount of light intensity (lux) to be effective.
After hearing about bright light treatment, or phototherapy, Owens decided to try it.