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Sleep Support

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Sleep Support

Sleep is important for your health. Here are youutekk's tips and advice for higher quality sleep. 

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Melatonin In The Dark!

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Melatonin In The Dark!

Our bodies produce melatonin in the dark. Yet without enough bright light in the day, our chronobiological circadian rhythm is disturbed. This causes an imbalance in our hormones including melatonin secretions. Melatonin improves SAD patients "In a report to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) show that the hormone melatonin effectively treats seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of depression that occurs during winter months when sunlight is reduced. The disorder is currently treated with bright light exposure. Alfred Lewy, MD, PhD, who is OHSU School...

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What is BioCentric Lighting™?

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What is BioCentric Lighting™?

BioCentric Lighting™ (BCL) mimics natural daylight indoors. BCL environments include sensors and algorithm based recipes, light recipes, to adapt to different users, occupations and times of-day. The variation of the spectral composition in a light recipe promotes the natural circadian rhythm which increases efficiency and improves sleep.  Its like when the sun steps out of its eclipse, we get a full 100,000 lux of light. Indoors we are light deprived now and this is causing many health issues like: misaligned circadian rhythm, insomnia, depression, increasing ADHD symptoms, fatigue and decreased productivity.  BrainLit is making BioCentric Lighting™ for manufacturing plants to increase...

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