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Bright LED lighting is "uniquely disruptive to human sleep."
"We thought, hey, alarm clocks should go backwards, they should tell you how many minutes until you wake up."
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Some form of postpartum depression (PPD) affects nearly one in four mothers -- roughly 950,000 women. Likely brought on by the hurricane of hormones that moves its way through a woman's body during pregnancy, PPD could also be trigged by major life trauma or some blip in genetic makeup -- any number of factors, really. One that researchers are finding more and more common: blue light.
We can't force sleep on ourselves. But we can create the ideal conditions for a long, restful night's sleep, and a comfortable morning wake up.
The study ran for two weeks and included 12 participants who read on an iPad for four hours before bed for five days straight
Learn more about the stealth power of the electronic blue glow -- and how to use it to your advantage. By Corrie Pikul Like
These symptoms are often so common that we don't even recognize them as real issues. While digital eye strain is temporary, if left unaddressed, it can turn into a chronic problem.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Exposure to blue light before and during your evening meal may affect how much you want to eat, according
This is not another article about what to eat and what not to eat at bedtime. It is, however, about what you consume. You and your brain, that is.
In our pursuit of energy efficiency, we're finding ourselves exposed to greater amounts of blue light than ever before. Blue light appears to be uniquely detrimental to our sleep. But can it also be singularly beneficial during to our waking lives?
The National Sleep Foundation has released its annual Sleep in America Poll. This year, the poll examines sleep in the modern American family. What are the challenges facing families in their pursuit of high-quality, plentiful sleep? What are the strategies that parents are using to help their children sleep, and how well are those strategies working?
I expect we will see a great deal more investigation into the effects of blue wavelength light on sleep and health. But you don't need special goggles or eye lens implants to protect your circadian rhythms and your sleep from the negative effects of artificial light.
Flickr photo by get directly down. The blue-light cameras are part of a network of 8,000 cameras connected to the city's