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How good is light therapy for helping with insomnia?
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Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not very likely
Normally light therapy is used for circadian issues or depression.
In brief: Not very likely
Normally light therapy is used for circadian issues or depression.
Insomnia responds better to cognitive behavioral therapy.
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Poor
Light therapy is not a good treatment for insomnia.
It is typically used in circacadian rhythm disturbances (ie delayed or advanced phase sleep syndrome) but not in insomnia. Please do not try using light therapy without the supervision of a sleep physician because you can greatly affect/harm your sleep/wake cycle.

In brief: Poor
Light therapy is not a good treatment for insomnia.
It is typically used in circacadian rhythm disturbances (ie delayed or advanced phase sleep syndrome) but not in insomnia. Please do not try using light therapy without the supervision of a sleep physician because you can greatly affect/harm your sleep/wake cycle.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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