It seems so odd – almost counterintuitive – at first. The idea that light could be harmful to our health seems crazy! But there is an abundance of evidence showing that light at night, especially blue light from our phones… Read More »Why is blue light at night a problem?
Everyone knows the afternoon slump… You get back from lunch and jump back into work, revived and sure that you will get the project finished up this afternoon. Then 3:00 rolls around, and you mentally just hit the wall. Can’t… Read More »Hacking the afternoon slump using light.
iPhones have a built in night shift mode that subtly makes your screen a little less blue, a little more yellow at night. But studies show that this is not completely effective as far as the circadian effects of blue… Read More »Shifting Your iPhone to Red at Night
A study that was published in the March 2018 Journal of Epidemiology directly linked dim light at night with an increased risk of depression. Let me repeat – dim light at night was found to increase the risk of depression… Read More »Sleeping in the Dark: Study showing dim light at night increases the risk of depression
While tons of Alzheimer’s research money over the last couple decades has been spent on trying to find drugs to stop the tangled accumulation of beta-amyloid plaque without much success, a new direction of research is looking into the tie… Read More »Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease through Blocking Blue Light At Night
We have reached the point of a public health crisis with the rapid increase in mood disorders. Antidepressant usage has risen 65% over the last decade and a half with 16.5% of women now taking prescription antidepressants and countless others… Read More »Light at Night Causes Depression and Anxiety.
Light in the blue wavelengths is your body’s biological signal that it is daytime. This has a cascade of effects, beginning with suppressing melatonin and delaying sleep. You will often see generic recommendations that you should decrease the amount of… Read More »Practical Ways to Eliminate Blue Light in Your Home