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Bargain to Blowout – SAD Therapy Lights

Sunday, 20 October 2013  |  Paul

It’s that time of year again, it’s beginning to get colder outside and darker at the end and beginning of the day – winter is coming! SAD is common problem and many people experience it in varying degrees over the winter months. A lack of natural sun light can leave us feeling sluggish and down while dark mornings can make waking up a real struggle. A SAD therapy light can really help to combat these winter problems; here is a guide to SAD lights for every budget.

Bargain

Soothing SoundsColour Change Light £18.49

The Soothing Sounds Light provides soft glowing mood lighting to help soothe you. The light is also accompanied by the sounds of nature to help you unwind and relax. Although this light is not technically as SAD light, it is a perfect option for those with a limited budget to provide calming light therapy to help relieve stress and the some of the symptoms of SAD. The light can also be used to help you get to sleep with 5 relaxing sounds of brook, summer night, ocean, birds or dawn chorus with colour changing effects. 

Budget

Lumie BodyclockStarter 30 £64.99

The Lumie Bodyclock Starter has been designed to stimulate the effect if sunrise at dawn. The alarm clock wakes you with a sunrise, naturally re-setting your sleep/wake cycle to help you feel refreshed, alert and energised all day. This product can be really helpful to people who particularly feel the effects of SAD and struggle with the lack of sunlight in the morning. The brightening light acts as a natural cue which is lost during winter for your body to reduce the production of sleep hormones and gradually increase the levels of those that help you get up and go. Waking with light every day will help to keep your sleep/wake cycle on track and has been shown to boost your mood, productivity and energy levels for the rest of the day.

Blowout

Lumie Brightspark SADTherapy Light Box £138.99

The Lumie Brightspark SAD Therapy Light Box provides bright light which is proven to be an effective treatment for SAD and using the Lumie Brightspark every day over the autumn and winter will make a big difference to symptoms such as tiredness, over eating and a lack of energy and motivation. Using the Lumie Brightspark when you're stuck indoors either at home or at work is proven to put you in a better mood, boost alertness and help you to feel more awake. The subtle design will blend it to any home or office setting and is ideal to sue as a reading or desk light to help you get your light therapy in as you work.

Visit www.healthandcare.co.ukto view our full range of SAD therapy light, all products are available withfree UK delivery.