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With much in the news lately about the opioid epidemic, it’s no surprise people are looking for alternatives to treat inflammation and pain conditions. The addictive potential of opiods aside, even over-the-counter drugs like acetaminophen and ibuprofen can have negative effects when overused.  One of the leading causes of chronic pain is arthritis. Red light therapy is now being used in many places to treat arthritis symptoms This is in part due to its ability to decrease inflammation (thus reducing pain) and support collagen production (rebuild cartilage). A 2005 Cochrane review [1] of red light therapy for rheumatoid arthritis concluded that “LLLT could be considered for short-term treatment...

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Poor quality sleep is an epidemic in the modern world and light exposure is a big part of the problem. More specifically getting the wrong kinds of light at the wrong time of the day. People today are surrounded by artificial blue light from many, many sources. Some of these sources include computer screens, televisions, smart phones and overhead lighting. Too much artificial blue light can not only cause digital eye strain and headaches during the day, in the evening it can make it harder to get to sleep and stay asleep. [1], [2], [3] When we expose ourselves to this artificial blue light our...

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Men and women of all ages are always looking for ways to "age gracefully" or even turn back the hands of time.  A growing body of scientific evidence is demonstrating how red light therapy can aid in rejuvenating skin, anti-aging and overall skin health.  Red light therapy is one of the safest and most effective natural skin treatments available. Red light therapy is increasingly being used by dermatologists [1], spas, salons and beauty experts all over the world. But now you no longer have to pay to have red light therapy sessions in a spa, salon or office. With Mito Red Light Therapy...

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Red and near-infrared light are part of the electromagnetic spectrum, and more specifically, part of the spectrum of light emitted by the sun. These wavelengths of light are “bioactive” in humans.  Below is a chart outlining the electromagnetic spectrum: Electromagnetic waves range from 0.0001 nanometers (gamma waves) all the way to over meters (radio waves). If you remember high school physics, when you pass white light through a prism it separates out the different colors based on their wavelengths (ROYGBIV). Only a tiny part of this spectrum (roughly 400nm to 700nm) is actually visible to the human eye. At the highest end of...

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