The list author says: "The time of year is fast approaching when many people suffer from the "winter blues" due to a lack of natural sunlight. Seasonal Affective Disorder,commonly known as SAD has symptoms ranging from sleeplessness to depression and can be quite debilitating for those who suffer from it. If you suffer from SAD, you don't have to let it take over your life. Here is my list of some of the best products available for the treatment of SAD and sleep disorders."
"The briteLITE 6 is more compact than any full-spectrum, 10,000-lux light box we've ever offered. Its sleek new design gives it a much smaller footprint, so it takes up less space on your desk or table. We've also increased the effective field of the light, so you can use it at greater distances than before!"
"The goLITE® uses BLUEWAVE® technology to provide your Body Clock with all the benefits of natural sunlight without the harmful effects of UV and other rays. Easier than it Sounds. For nearly 20 years, Apollo Health's Body Clock SystemTM has helped hundreds of thousands of people take control of their Body Clocks."
"The goLite is the latest evolution in light therapy with patented BLUEWAVE technology, delivering 100% of the effective bandwidth of light responsible for causing the antidepressant response for those suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder and circadian related disorders. Although the goLite is only 6" X 6" in size, it produces more of the effective bandwidth than most full-size lightboxes."
"The Verilux Rise & Shine Natural Alarm Clock (dawn simulator) simulates the sunrise. Its patented timer gradually brightens its full spectrum light and helps to "switch off" the production of melatonin, allowing you to wake gently, naturally and refreshed. Includes FREE pillow speaker"
"The FLAMINGO...effervescent and luminous...brings all the promise of spring's vitality and energy. Whether on a treadmill or having your hair done, the FLAMINGO floor lamp stands at a height of 46 in. (117 cm) providing the warm and basking light your body craves."
"It fits in a briefcase. A compact and versatile light box that will let you enjoy the light in a variety of situations. Use it in the office, at home, on a trip. A support is provided with the TRAVelite and allows you to set the unit on a horizontal surface (desk, table, shelf, etc.). The wall mount feature allows you to hang the lamp from a hook or nail."
"Combo 1' x 2' Light Box To try to simplify your decision on which box is better, American Environmental Products has come out with an entirely new light box. It combines the best Full Spectrum bulbs with the best 10,000 Blue-LuxTM bulbs making this state-of-the-art unit very powerful. Three light settings: Full Spectrum, 10,000 Blue-LuxTM, or Both at the same time."
"The FBL uses long lasting blue-green LED bulbs which produce no UV. The FBL shuts off automatically after 30 minutes and the lithium polymer battery can be used for up to 3 treatments before it requires recharging. Charger should last for 8,000 recharges."
"Now you can start your day with sunlight streaming through your personal window on nature with the HappyLite® Mini. Delivering a full 5,000 LUX of daylight spectrum illumination without any dangerous UV rays, this compact and attractive lamp activates your body's own energy enhancers to make you more alert and productive. Also useful for treatment of SAD."
"Wake to Your Own Personal Sunrise. Naturally The Daybreak® creates a natural sunrise that tells your body clock that it's time to wake up, gently waking your body from its final sleep stage so you can wake refreshed and alert. Dawn simulation restores the balance of sunrise/sunset that our bodies crave."
"The Soleil Sun alarm combines the features of a traditional alarm clock (digital display, AM/FM radio, beeper, snooze button, etc) with an exciting new way to start the day. The special built in light of the sun alarm gradually increases in intensity, simulating a natural sunrise. Included is a sunset feature where the light fades to darkness over time."
"The SRS 200 Dawn Simulator combines the innovative features of the original Sunrise System (SRS100) with an integral lamp to enable you to wake or relax with dawn or dusk light simulation set to suit your own pattern of waking and sleeping. The integral lamp mimics a morning sunrise and it will reach full brightness at the wake up time you have chosen."