Light Therapy Research – Circadian Rhythm & Sleep

A collection of light therapy research articles on the benefits of light therapy use for Circadian Rhythm/Sleep Issues.

NOTE: Researchers use several terms to describe “light therapy”. Photobiomodulation, low level light therapy (LLLT), phototherapy, photon therapy, photo energy, heliotherapy, and sometimes red, blue or (near) infrared radiation are synonymous; they all refer to light therapy.


Light’s effect on circadian rhythm

1998, Science Mag, Research Article

Timed bright light exposure is an effective treatment for sleep and circadian rhythm disorders including jet lag, shift work sleep disturbance, age-related insomnia, and advanced- and delayed-sleep phase syndromes.

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