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Lite Pod - S.A.D Lamp 'Energy for life' Approx £100

Advantages: Well designed. Powerful. Quite robust.
Disadvantages: Pricey. Very bright light in my opinion.

...Having suffered from depression for many years, made worse during the winter months, I thought I would try a SAD lamp. I know of one person, a healthcare professional, who swears by its effectiveness. The Lite Pod itself is well designed. It is a compact ...

JTF07505 18.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of SAD Lightbox Co. Litepod

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Light Up Your Life

Advantages: it works, unit will last many years
Disadvantages: hard to fit into routine, expensive

I had heard of people using a light box to combat SAD (or winter depression) for a long time and, although I do not specifically suffer from SAD, I had wanted to try one but had been put off by the high costs involved. I was over the moon when I was offer ...

wigglylittleworm 14.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Philips HF3319

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Out of the Black and into the Blue

Advantages: Easy to use, compact, bright blue light
Disadvantages: Debatable effectiveness, alarm doesn't gradually brighten the light

...I will admit right from the start I am a sceptic. I hold no truck with homeopathy, astrology, chiropractic treatments, crystal therapy, reiki healing and the like. However, when, as a BzzAgent, I got the opportunity to try a Philips GoLITE BLU energy ligh ...

mattygroves 16.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Philips HF3330

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Philips GoLite Blu...Not so SAD anymore!

Advantages: Helps solve those winter time blues
Disadvantages: Initial cost of product can be prohibitive.

For many years I have experienced feelings of low mood during the winter months. This has been characterised by feelings of lethargy, trouble getting out of bed and a general apathy that leaves me feeling like doing very little activity during the darker ...

charis18uk 20.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Philips HF3330

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Makes dreary dark mornings so much better

Advantages: Really makes a difference in how i wake up, soothing light to read by
Disadvantages: Can't think of any for me personally

Makes dreary dark winter mornings so much more better I am not sure for a fact if I suffer from SAD but I know for a fact that my body works differently in the winter months. In the summer I have no trouble getting up at 6:30 and being wide awake ...

jipp05 02.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Lumie Bodyclock Starter 30

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