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1 posted on 04/22/2005 12:09:27 PM PDT by neverdem
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2 posted on 04/22/2005 12:13:18 PM PDT by neverdem (May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows that you're dead.)
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To: neverdem

My step-son and I both get SAD every winter. He gets it particularly bad. Next winter we're getting lights, or we're moving back south where there's sun all year round...


3 posted on 04/22/2005 12:15:38 PM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: neverdem

I replaced the light in my bedroom with a "daylight" compact fluorescent bulb from Home Depot and put it on a timer. It's a LOT easier to get up in the morning now.


4 posted on 04/22/2005 12:19:16 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (End dependence on foreign oil- put a Slowpoke in your basement)
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To: neverdem

No kidding! Now the MD's will have to get a procedure code, so they can soak us all with "light therapy" bills. Common sense is all too uncommon!


5 posted on 04/22/2005 12:22:03 PM PDT by STD (Last Action Hero)
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To: neverdem
Symptoms can start to diminish within weeks.

If you start in November, symptoms diminish after 16 weeks of treatment. If you wait until February, symptoms diminish after only 4 weeks of treatment.

7 posted on 04/22/2005 12:37:24 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Blackwell for Governor 2006: hated by the 'Rats, feared by the RINOs.)
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To: neverdem
Light therapy usually involves sitting in front of white fluorescent lights with eyes open but not looking directly at the light source. Treatment time varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes a day.

Ya, whatever. Reminds me of the rubes that spend perfectly good money to sit in a tanning booth. Try getting outside sometimes people.

8 posted on 04/22/2005 1:06:16 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Peace through Ignorance)
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To: neverdem

It is sooo gray in the winters in NYC, it was killing me. My light box has increased my quality of life tremendously. I can't imagine life without it.


19 posted on 04/22/2005 8:16:35 PM PDT by PianoMan (and now back to practicing)
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20 posted on 04/23/2005 5:54:59 AM PDT by Alia
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