Navigation Links
Lumie Reveals Light Levels Received In July Are As Low As A Winter's Day
Date:8/10/2009

Based on light measurements taken for the month of July, light therapy specialist Lumie, is advising sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition that usually affects people during the dark winter months, that additional ‘top-ups’ of bright light may be required this summer, to keep symptoms of SAD at bay.

Cambridge (PRWeb UK) August 10, 2009 -- Based on light measurements taken for the month of July, light therapy specialist Lumie, is advising sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition that usually affects people during the dark winter months, that additional ‘top-ups’ of bright light may be required this summer, to keep symptoms of SAD at bay.



Throughout July, Lumie, a company with over 17 years scientific expertise in light therapy, monitored daily light levels (measured in lux) received at its head office in Cambridge. Although readings for this time of year are normally expected to peak at around 50,000lux, measurements taken from the light meter revealed that not one day in the entire month reached this point .

The readings also showed that overall light levels received in July were down compared to the same time last year; with seven days producing lux levels that were so low, they resembled measurements you’d expect to see on a dark winter’s day , which could well trigger the onset of SAD symptoms.

SAD is condition that is thought to affect seven per cent of the UK population, it is recognised by the World Health Organisation and usually affects people especially between the months of October through to March. Evidence suggests that as night falls, the pineal gland starts to produce a substance called melatonin, which tells our internal body clock, that it’s night time. Bright light at daybreak signals to the brain that it should stop producing melatonin, so that we don’t
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations
2. Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals
3. New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home
4. Registered Dietitian Reveals Chronic Back Pain Relief through Diet in New Book, Cookbook and Diet Program
5. Survey Reveals Women Arent Doing All They Can to Support Breast Health
6. New e.p.t.(R)/BabyCenter(R) Fertility Report Reveals 70 Percent of Moms Want Tighter Regulation on In-Vitro Fertilization
7. American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens
8. U.S. Debut: Holistic Health And Beauty From The Rainforest - New Book Reveals Closely Guarded Malaysian Health and Beauty Secrets Introducing the World to Time-Honored Tradition of Ramuan
9. European Consumers Share a High Interest in Healthcare, but Hold Varied Views on Many Health Issues New TNS Healthcare Study Reveals Both Differences and Similarities in Health Views across Europe
10. New Survey Reveals High Expectations for Popular Aesthetic Injections
11. Research Reveals Clues to Breast Cancers Spread
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/23/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 ... filed on behalf of individuals who were ... hip replacement line continue to move forward in ... Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order ... bellwether trial program that would allow the litigation’s ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The MPWMD Board ... use of AWGs as a sole source of water for ... assistance of local architect, Ron Brown of Archworks, LLC in ... this is the first time a water district in the ... an alternative water source. AWGs at this time can ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... 23, 2014 Dealing with a drug or ... when the addict is a child. Adolescent addiction has been ... long time, but a new helpline is now providing a ... parents to find a real addiction recovery center. , The ... positive impact in the community. By calling (404) 975-2762, parents ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... Summer vacation is almost over and before we know ... shopping for school supplies and a new wardrobe might take ... students to also spend some time brushing up on bed ... thrive in heavily populated places,” said Randy Rupert, Bed Bug ... perfect settings for bed bugs to take up residence.” , ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... On Friday, Aug. 22, Liberty University unveiled its ... hosting a ceremony in its courtyard attended by some ... welfare. , The 162-member inaugural class of the ... Liberty staff, faculty, and community leaders in celebrating the ... school. Classes began on Monday, Aug. 4. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Historical Moment in the Monterey Peninsula, Brings Drought Relief Solution to California, with the Help of EcoloBlue and AWG Technology 2Health News:Atlanta’s New Troubled Teen Helpline Is Making a Difference in the Community 2Health News:Expert Advice for a Bed Bug-Free School Year 2Health News:Liberty University Dedicates Its New Center for Medical and Health Sciences 2Health News:Liberty University Dedicates Its New Center for Medical and Health Sciences 3Health News:Liberty University Dedicates Its New Center for Medical and Health Sciences 4
... -- Measles virus is perhaps the most contagious virus ... year and accounting for 120,000 deaths. An article published ... explains why this virus spreads so rapidly. The ... Rochester, MN, in collaboration with Veronika von Messling, DVM, ...
... FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) --,Although mentoring programs intended ... a number of benefits, these advantages are generally limited ... problems, a new report says. The authors of ... Public Interest reviewed more than 70 existing evaluations ...
... FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-third (32 percent) ... month, even though 96 percent of the respondents said drowsy ... The poll by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety ... Week, Nov. 6 to 12, hosted by the foundation, the ...
... football helmets from the early 1900s are often as ... football helmets at protecting against injuries during routine, game-like ... published online Nov. 4 by the Journal ... of two early 20th Century leatherhead helmets with 11 ...
... MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Adding a nurse practitioner (NP) to ... (ED) visits, according to a study published in the ... Loyola University Health System. Researchers found that the nurse ... care and troubleshooting problems for patients. The addition of ...
... THURSDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- More targeted treatments and ... pace of progress in finding more effective cancer treatments, a ... the 40th anniversary of President Nixon,s "War on Cancer," the ... pinpoints specific areas that need improvement to advance the cause ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mentoring Works Best When Adults, Kids Share Common Interests 2Health News:Drowsy Driving 'Unacceptable,' But One-Third Do It: Poll 2Health News:Vintage leather football helmets often as protective as modern helmets in common, game-like hits 2Health News:Vintage leather football helmets often as protective as modern helmets in common, game-like hits 3Health News:Loyola nurse practitioner reduces unnecessary emergency department visits 2Health News:More Targeted Treatments Key to Progress in War on Cancer: Report 2Health News:More Targeted Treatments Key to Progress in War on Cancer: Report 3
(Date:8/22/2014)... -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR ), a recognized ... outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable ... its President and Chief Executive Officer, will be stepping ... a member of the Board of Directors, effective as ... an interim basis by Michael T. Leatherman , ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014   Memorial Hermann Health System ... Center today announced a new partnership to provide a ... community breast care centers in the greater Houston ... Anderson will become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology ... located in Memorial City, The Woodlands , ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 The spinal column is one of ... Signals carried to and from the brain through the column ... system. Injury or ailment here can be life altering, and ... of control over their body. Though back injury and disease ... there are more options available to make things better than ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Landauer, Inc. Announces Executive Management Change 2Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 2Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 3Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 4Don't Live in Pain: Four Life Improving Benefits of Back Surgery 2
... YORK, July 4, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... report is available in its catalogue: ... Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral ... CBCT Scanners) ...
... NEW YORK, July 4, 2011 ... new market research report is ... Global Pharmaceutical Industry ... Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Russian Market for Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral X-Ray Systems, Extraoral X-Ray Systems and CBCT Scanners) 2Russian Market for Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral X-Ray Systems, Extraoral X-Ray Systems and CBCT Scanners) 3Russian Market for Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral X-Ray Systems, Extraoral X-Ray Systems and CBCT Scanners) 4Russian Market for Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral X-Ray Systems, Extraoral X-Ray Systems and CBCT Scanners) 5Russian Market for Dental Imaging Equipment 2011 (Digital Intraoral X-Ray Systems, Extraoral X-Ray Systems and CBCT Scanners) 6Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 2Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 3Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 4Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 5Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 6Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 7Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 8Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 9Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 10Global Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies 11
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: