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light therapy

noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
therapeutic exposure to full-spectrum artificial light that simulates sunlight, used to treat various conditions, as seasonal affective disorder.
Also called phototherapy.
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  • Follow your doctor's instructions about how to use light therapy.
  • However light therapy supposedly does have some ground except only at certain wavelengths.
  • Ultraviolet-B light therapy given before and after allogeneic stem cell transplantation may help prevent this from happening.
  • Bright light therapy has also been shown to improve mood in people with depression.

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