TRAVelite Light Therapy Desk Lamp
Bring your sunshine everywhere you go with this bright and portable desk lamp. The TRAVelite comes with a versatile stand that allows vertical and horizontal positioning on a flat surface as well as shining up or down. The TRAVelite is compact, durable and lightweight so you can bring your light therapy with you. With the TRAVelite, you get 10,000 Lux at 10-12 inches and 5,000 Lux at 18 inches. Light therapy is a way to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and certain other conditions by exposure to artificial light. This light therapy lamp consumes only 50 Watts, yet delivers 10,000 Lux at up to 10-12 inches. TRAVelite Light Therapy Desk Lamp is a medically proven, natural remedy for treating: depression, sleep disorders, low libido, dementia, circadian rhythm disorders such as jet lag, ADHD, and shift work. Made in Canada with QAI safety approval.
Understanding Light Boxes
A light therapy box mimics outdoor light. Researchers believe this type of light causes a chemical change in the brain that lifts your mood and eases other symptoms of SAD.
Generally, the light box should:
- Provide an exposure to 10,000 lux of light
- Emit as little UV light as possible
Typical recommendations include using the light box:
- Within the first hour of waking up in the morning
- For about 20 to 30 minutes
- At a distance of about 10 to 12 inches from the face
- With eyes open, but not looking directly at the light
During light therapy, sit or work near a light therapy box. To be effective, light from the light box must enter your eyes indirectly. The box gives off bright light that mimics natural outdoor light. Most people with Seasonal Affective Disorder begin treatment with light therapy in the early fall, when it typically becomes cloudy or rainy for a prolonged period in many regions of the country. Do not fear, TRAVelite light box does not emit high frequency radiation.
Tips: Use the light regularly at about the same time each day. Also try to spend time outdoors during sunny periods. Eat sensibly, exercise and try to keep regular sleep-wake hours.
Details & Specifications
|LUX||10,000 Lux of light at up to 10-12 inches|
|Sound||No flicker & no hum|
|Material||Quality metal construction|
|UV||No UV and very low EMF|
50 watts Automatically selects
from 110-270 volts, 50 or 60 Hz
|Size||13.25" x 7.75" x 2.5"|
|Switch||ON/OFF switch at the top|
|Cord||Two-prong 8' electrical cord|
If you feel you want to or should try light therapy for non-seasonal depression or another condition, talk to your doctor about how light therapy can be most effective.
You can actually begin to feel noticeably better within just 2 to 4 days after beginning light therapy, with benefits continuing to accrue for several weeks!