Seasonal Affective Disorder: Using Light Therapy
- Bright light therapy is an effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
- Light therapy is easy and safe. It has few side effects and can be done at home.
- People who have eye problems or take medicines that cause sensitivity to light should not use light therapy without first consulting a doctor.
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|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 20, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Alfred Lewy, MD, PhD - Psychiatry