Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s dementia and geriatric depression.
Brand new overview from 2019 of existing research on bright lamps in Parkinson’s presents very optimistic data. We only have four quality studies systematically assessing efficacy of bright light therapy (BLT) available, but the results we have so far are positive.
Memory, language impairment, mood changes, and apathy. These symptoms are followed by motor problems and agitation during the later stages of the disease. This is due to plaque and tangle deposition within and around the neurons. These statements
As you can read in our overview, researchers have found solid theoretical reasons to expect phototherapy to provide relief from some symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. However, reality is quite confusing. Some studies are showing that phototherapy does help
Is bright light therapy effective in Parkinson’s? Strictly speaking, we still do not have the ultimate proof. For a treatment to be considered effective, we need repeated studies on large samples of patients that measure the effects over
In 2011, a plethora of research was convincingly showing that bright light should help alleviate depression in adults. A few studies also gathered promising results about the elderly. However, the real proof – a double-blind, placebo-controlled, random trial