How Therapeutic Use of Full-Spectrum Light Can Improve Your Health


By Dr. Mercola Photobiology is the therapeutic use of light to improve health. In this interview, Dr. Alexander Wunsch, one of the leading experts in photobiology, explains the historical significance of photobiology. I recently interviewed him about the dangers of light emitting diode (LED) lighting. That interview has nearly three-quarter of a million views at this point. If you haven’t seen it already, please take a look, as that interview went into some very practical, real world aspects of photobiology. Here, we focus on the historical component to help you get a better appreciation of its potential. Historical Use of Light Therapy Light has been used therapeutically for thousands of years. Humans have not only evolved to adapt to sunlight, but also to the influence of fire — near-infrared and mid-infrared radiation that is very low in in the blue range wavelengths — which is also emitted by incandescent light sources. In ancient Egypt, we know that sunlight was used for hy
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/02/05/therapeutic-use-of-full-spectrum-light-improve-health.aspx

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