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Dim Light at Night May Cause Depression

Health & Wellness  (tags: Depression, Parenting, Kids, Dim Light, Health, Sleep )

- 2895 days ago -
Few people usually do not prefer even dim light while sleeping at night. A new study claims that night light may lead to depression.


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Dale Erickson (2)
Friday November 19, 2010, 12:01 pm
Might be significant that the study was only done on hamsters.

Robert O (12)
Friday November 19, 2010, 12:44 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday November 19, 2010, 3:00 pm
Noted. Thank you.

Dotti L (85)
Friday November 19, 2010, 3:21 pm
Dim light during the day makes me depressed. I got one of those "Happy" lights. Does seem to help. Everyone is different. I cannot sleep in a totally dark room.

. (3)
Friday November 19, 2010, 3:31 pm
How bl***y cruel and unnecessary to do this on hamsters ? Ye gods, it's not going to be disastrous to do the 'experiment' on humans, is it ? Or am I being naive to presume that these poor little devils were allowed to live at the end of this, and not euthanised to dissect their poor little brains. . . . Just disgusting.

Justin R (0)
Friday November 19, 2010, 5:54 pm
The brain need rest at night - thus lights out!

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday November 19, 2010, 5:58 pm
Humans will never run out of ideas for torturing animals!

Gloria H (88)
Friday November 19, 2010, 7:51 pm
what affect does having black lights have? Test it out on some stoners, not hamsters.

Kim C (3)
Friday November 19, 2010, 8:21 pm
I have a vapor light out side my bedroom window. I really HATE the thing. I keeps me awake or just disturbs my sleep. I have black fabric to block out the light but that makes it very hard to wake up in the winter. I'd turn it off IF I could but I have to have the city come out and do something. It would be OK if I could get a light switch to turn it off at night. The light turns on and off automatically.
Dim light is depressing because it disrupts your bodies chemistry.

Carmen S (69)
Friday November 19, 2010, 9:01 pm
I have a hall light at night so when I get up I wont bang into walls. Doesn't bother me at all.

Shirley S (187)
Friday November 19, 2010, 9:25 pm
I prefer to sleep in a room that is not completely dark.We have a skylight in the hall near our bedroom.

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday November 20, 2010, 2:56 am
Noted, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 22, 2010, 5:39 am
Valuable study should be taking in consideration.

jane richmond (10)
Sunday November 28, 2010, 12:01 pm
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