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Poll: Has a Sad light been beneficial for you?? (30 member(s) have cast votes)

  1. yes (7 votes [23.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.33%

  2. no (3 votes [10.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

  3. never tried one (20 votes [66.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 66.67%

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#21 paul

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 04:11 PM

Hi Winter, ive started using my lamp on dull days, the anxiety and tiredness seem to be rising, a sure sign that Winter is on its way :cry: .




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Posted 15 October 2008 - 07:04 PM

where should one look for a SAD lamp, all I have learned is "full spectrum light" "10,000 lux" "blue light can possibly cause retnia damage""keep the light coming from above, not below or at eye level" and this is not much and I do not know if the information is even correct. The lights seem so expensive I do not want to make a bad decision.
Can anyone give me some more information please?

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Posted 16 October 2008 - 06:56 PM

Hi Sunshine, there is a company called lumie that have lots of information about lightboxes, if you just type lumie in google it should take you to their website, I use it myself and have found it very useful.



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Posted 17 October 2008 - 01:57 AM

Thanks Paul :)

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Posted 17 October 2008 - 02:08 AM

i am mad about the prices of these lamps,e but have found a link if anyone is intersted for a cheaper version.
I found another one online which was the same lamp, but the name was SAD light and it was double the price. I have noticed that again someone making money off an illness.


http://www.theorigin...key=http:Search

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Posted 17 October 2008 - 02:09 AM

oh and sun i love you pussy cattys

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 01:45 AM

After reading up alot of them, we bought one for me last November. It's made by Verilux, and I think it was around $100. I do think it has helped. I set it up next to me early in the morning, when I first come downstairs, have coffee and use the computer.

But even on the days I use it, I try not to use my sunglasses much on my 25 minute drive to work, unless I really have to. And I try to stand by the window whenever I can ( I stand around alot at work :D )

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Posted 12 March 2009 - 04:25 PM

I rented one a number of years ago and didn't find it useful and I tried again tis past fall and it gave me headaches.

One of the reasons there are expensive lights is that in some cases they are eligible under insurance plans. I know that when I was working somewhere where more things were covered, I bought the more expensive things.