Those of us who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) know how difficult it can be to live in the doldrums during the winter. When light is scarce, our moods go south. But there are several ways we can combat this, including getting winter sun exposure and using SAD lamps.
SAD lamps are designed to provide 10,000 lux of light over a 30-minute time span, which is the target “dose” for the treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder. There are several popular brands of these lights, including Verilux (reviewed here) and Circadian Optics, makers of the Lumos 2.0 SAD lamp.
This lamp has a great design, is quite stylish, and works well to give you a 10,000 lux dose of light. But it is plagued with many of the same problems that most other SAD lamps run into.
This article is a Circadian Optics Lumos 2.0 Review, and details the effectiveness of this SAD lamp. We also discuss some other options that may be more effective at treating Seasonal Affective Disorder than the Lumos.[Read more…] about Circadian Optics Lumos 2.0 Review. SAD Light