Do you have the winter blues? Shoppers love this £ 18 SAD desk lamp, which improves their mood, reduces eye strain AND helps fight fatigue
If you feel bad during the winter and have seasonal affective disorder (SAD), you may have been advised to use a medically certified SAD lamp to help relieve symptoms.
SAD, believed to affect tens of thousands of people in the UK each winter, is a type of seasonal change-related depression and is often associated with decreased sun exposure.
And it has been said that light therapy boxes provide relief, relieve symptoms, and increase energy levels. An affordable SAD light has received rave reviews on Amazon. And its popularity won’t go anywhere in the New Year if we try to battle those January blues.
SAD, believed to affect tens of thousands of people in the UK each winter, is a type of seasonal change-related depression and is often associated with decreased sun exposure
Even better, the TaoTronics light therapy lamp, which was originally priced at £ 32.99, can be purchased for an affordable £ 17.99 using the £ 15 voucher (checkout discount).
The TaoTronics light therapy lamp is a tablet light that, thanks to an impressive 10,000 lux – roughly 20 times the light output produced by most indoor lighting – helps treat symptoms of SAD and allows you to simulate sunlight on the darkest days enjoy.
Who can use light therapy?
Most people can safely use light therapy. The recommended light boxes have filters that remove harmful UV rays, so there is no risk of skin or eye damage for most people.
However, exposure to very bright light may not be suitable if you:
- Do you have an eye disease or eye damage that makes your eyes particularly sensitive to light?
- Take medications that increase your sensitivity to light, such as certain antibiotics and antipsychotics, or the herbal additive St. John’s wort.
Talk to a family doctor if you are unsure about the suitability of a particular product.
With so many of us working from home and going outside less, the sleek and compact light therapy lamp can be placed on your desk to add a significant improvement to your work-from-home setup that affects your energy levels and yours Productivity.
‘I had a Lumie alarm clock before; It has stopped working (twice) and is expensive to repair / replace, ”explained one buyer.
“I found it helpful in the morning and when it died I began to sleep with the curtains open – a double-edged sword solution.
“Now it’s that time of year when the mornings are getting boring. If you work from home, you can sit down and simulate the lack of daylight with a therapy lamp. And that does a great job.
‘Stick it on, optionally set a time limit (10-60 minutes), use one of three levels of brightness (start with the lowest and increase it regularly).
“I find that using this type of light can help reduce eye strain when they stare at a screen all day.”
“My mother suffers from winter blues, but this winter is worse on the cold, dark nights during the pandemic,” wrote another.
“She found the therapy light very uplifting and gives her that extra boost of energy that she never had in winter.”
A third reviewer added, “Brilliant has really helped me. I used this for 20 minutes of full brightness for a week, felt brilliant, really positive and energetic. Then forgot for three days and felt exhausted, cold and low on the 4th day. A must for sad symptoms. ‘
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