Light Therapy

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Light therapy is basically exposure to sunlight or bright lights during the day, and most well known for simply increasing Vitamin D synthesis rates independent of supplementation. It may have some other benefits in addition to vitamin D synthesis, such as nitric oxide and endorphin synthesis.

Light Therapy is most often used for

Summary

Light therapy is basically exposure to sunlight or bright lights during the day. It has been investigated for treatment of a variety of conditions including skin disorders such as eczema and acne vulgaris; mood and sleep disorders such as seasonal affective disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, and delayed sleep phase syndrome; and has even been used to promote wound healing.

What else is Light Therapy known as?
Note that Light Therapy is also known as:
  • Light
  • Sunlight
Light Therapy should not be confused with: