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Boost Your Health by Reducing Blue Light Exposure

Too much blue light can impact the type of sleep you get and the chance of developing a migraine.  Blue light is a type of light that tells our bodies to stay awake. If we are exposed to too much blue light during the day, our bodies have a hard time developing what is needed to fall asleep at night.  If you believe you are getting enough sleep at night, but still find yourself tired throughout the day, you should [...continue reading]

How LED Technology is Impacting You

LED lights are commonplace and all around us. Yet, the health impacts of LED light exposure are not always positive.  We know that LED lightbulbs can last longer than traditional lightbulbs. Yet, it is important to ask at what cost to us.  New research is consistently showing that the blue light that gets emitted from LED light sources may be harmful to your eyes.  Blue light exposure can also impact the ability of your body to produce melatonin. Melatonin is [...continue reading]

Protecting Your Teen from Overuse of Devices

Many research studies and news stories focus on the impact of devices on adults.  Others focus solely on screen time recommendations for infants and young children. It is essential that we do not forget the other group of people who are known to spend an incredible amount of time on devices each day. Teenagers! Teenagers often spend more hours on devices than any other person in their family.  Between using computers and laptops at school, to completing homework online at [...continue reading]

Why Light Triggers Migraines and How To Combat It

If you experience light sensitivity (photophobia) that can trigger migraine attacks, then a little science can go a long way to help you understand and manage light-triggered headaches. All light sources share one thing in common, they transmit the following primary colors: red, blue and green, or RGB. As light enters our eye, it is processed by our retina for image recognition. The retina consists of three color sensing receptors called ‘cones’ that are stimulated by either blue, green or red frequencies. For the scientist [...continue reading]

Sleep Solutions

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you notice that you wake up frequently throughout the night? Do you wake up feeling fatigued? Insomnia, frequent waking and fatigue are unfortunately very common.  Problems falling and staying asleep bring thousands of people to the doctors every year. Doctors have been noticing an increase in complaints of sleep difficulties.  Fatigue is another common body disturbance. Doctors have noted that people are seeking more advice for managing sleeplessness and feelings of awakeness throughout [...continue reading]

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