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Will a SAD Sun Lamp Actually Make You Happy?

1 month ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

The dark, cold winter months can take a toll on your mental health. If you're sleeping too much, feeling depressed or have your days and nights mixed up during the winter months, you might want to consider using a sun lamp.
The light delivered through sun lamps is often particularly effective for people suffering from seasonal affective disorder , according to family medicine practitioner Robert Cain, MD .
“Long periods of dark and a lack of sun exposure gets your sleep-wake rhythm thrown off and sun lamps help reset it,” says Dr. Cain.
Sun lamps positively impact your body's regulation of...
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