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Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness

https://www.photonics.com/a62942/Columbia_Researchers_Focus_on_Blue_Lights Smartphones, tablets and other light-emitting devices are lit by LEDs, which have a peak wavelength in the blue portion of the spectrum. Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness; the use of amber-tinted lenses that block blue light mitigates these effects. The Columbia team, led by Ari Shechter, an

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Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness

https://www.photonics.com/a62942/Columbia_Researchers_Focus_on_Blue_Lights Smartphones, tablets and other light-emitting devices are lit by LEDs, which have a peak wavelength in the blue portion of the spectrum. Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness; the use of amber-tinted lenses that block blue light mitigates these effects. The Columbia team, led by Ari Shechter, an

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Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness

https://www.photonics.com/a62942/Columbia_Researchers_Focus_on_Blue_Lights Smartphones, tablets and other light-emitting devices are lit by LEDs, which have a peak wavelength in the blue portion of the spectrum. Blue light at night suppresses melatonin and increases alertness; the use of amber-tinted lenses that block blue light mitigates these effects. The Columbia team, led by Ari Shechter,

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Sleep troubled should turn to CBT first

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/05/02/Desperate-for-shut-eye-Try-psychotherapy-before-medication-therapy-experts-say/4231462233557/ People with long-term sleep troubles should turn to a form of psychotherapy to reboot normal sleeping patterns before trying sleeping pills, the American College of Physicians recommends. Specifically, people with chronic insomnia should try cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the experts said. This treatment combines talk therapy, behavioral interventions and education. If

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