Light therapy for disturbed sleep.
Problems with initiating and maintaining sleep have various causes. In some of them, light therapy is efficient, in some not. Learn to tell them apart!
Research found bright light therapy to work better when applied alone than together with other treatments. But there is a catch there: when alone, treatments work better for the statistician – but for the patient, they work better when applied together.
Inability sleep with ease, or insomnia, affects three in ten Americans. In up to ten per cent of population, the problems are serious enough for the formal diagnoses. Clearly, insomnia is something widespread that normal, healthy people face
Cancer survivors suffer with sleep problems and fatigue. Bright light therapy helps with sleep problems and fatigue. Do we have a match here?
Some research does not go well. This particular study would most likely show that women undergoing radiotherapy slept better with bright light therapy – but due to methodological flaws it failed to do so.