Duronic SADV1 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) Light box
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern and tends to affect people in the autumn/winter as these seasons with the least sunlight increase symptoms caused by light deprivation.
The Duronic SADV1 has a Medical CE certificate
Light therapy offers you a convenient and effective way of making up for the lack of light without medication. The Duronic SADV1 uses a very bright light (approximately 10000 LUX) to simulate natural sunlight. It includes a folding stand for desk use and it is wall mountable if required.
The symptoms of SAD normally reoccur each winter and usually start between September and November, continuing until March or April.
These symptoms include:
depression, mood swings, negative thoughts and feelings, guilt and loss of self-esteem, hopelessness and despair, apathy, lethargy, fatigue, poor cognitive function, difficulty concentrating, feelings of tension, anxiety, inability to deal with stress, lowered immune system in winter, sleep problems, the need and want to sleep more, oversleeping or difficulty staying awake during the day, disturbed sleep patterns and/or early morning awakening, insomnia, overeating, increased desire for carbohydrates to boost mood, weight gain, social anxiety, increased irritability, sudden lifts in mood, restlessness and lack of motivation.
Light therapy has been proven to be effective in up to 80% of diagnosed cases. Treatment using approximately 10,000 lux light boxes can take as little as 30-60 minutes a day.
- SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is a depressive illness caused by shortened daylight hours and limited exposure to sunlight and is often referred to as ‘Seasonal Depression’ or ‘Winter Blues’. The symptoms of SAD reoccur regularly each winter and usually begin between September and November, continuing until March or April. For about 20% of the population mild symptoms of SAD cause discomfort, but not serious suffering.
- The Duronic SADT2 is the perfect solution to starting recovery. This handy Duronic SAD Light is a compact and lightweight light tablet that gives you the recommended 10,000 Lux power to help better your health and wellbeing. With just the touch of a button, your surroundings will become instantly brighter, allowing you to enjoy a luminescent environment instantly.
- Light therapy has been shown to be effective in up to 85% of diagnosed cases. Treatment using High Lux light boxes can take as little as 30-60 minutes a day and can help improve your health instantly.
- The Duronic SADV1 is extremely simple to use and is suitable for people of all ages. With just 30-60 minutes of exposure to the Duronic SADT2, you can guarantee changes in your mood and a healthier wellbeing within minutes.
- If you are concerned about the effects of SAD and think you or someone else may be affected, please contact your doctor for further help and information. Includes folding stand and it is wall mountable. Medical CE certified. SizeL 34(w)X47.5(h)X9(d) all in cm’s