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Brain Treatments and Studies

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Mobile Phones [Don’t] Cause Brain Tumors (study summary)

In a study of over 4,000 brain tumor patients, one sub-group had a 40% increase in brain tumor formation compared ...
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Red Light During Sleep Reduces Sleepiness, But Not Melatonin (study summary)

Wearing a red light mask while sleeping led to greater alertness upon waking, and better self-reported feelings of being awake ...
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Blue Light Can Cause Brain Damage and Aging (study summary)

Blue light exposed flies developed brain damage and locomotion disability. This probably can extrapolate to humans ...
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Evening Electronic Book Light Damages Sleep (study summary)

Sujects using eReaders projecting lue light formed delays in their circadian clocks. They had an average 20% drop in their ...
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Simulated blue white daylight supresses melatonin

Computer and Phone Light Suppresses Sleep (study summary)

Blue light in the morning helps you stay awake. Blue light at night keeps you awake ...
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Is red light therapy good for you? Yes

Is LED Therapy Effective? Yes. Yes it Is. (study summary)

Low level light therapy works on multiple energy and skin building processes to heal wounds and improve skin conditions. This ...
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Red Light Halts Brain Memory Tissue Damage (study summary)

Red light therapy even at low power stops the oxidative stress that damages memory and learning brain areas ...
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Depression and Alcoholism Red Light Therapy Dose

514 nm at 100 mW/cm^2 for 50 to 300 seconds, 5 pulses per second. 633 nm at 25 mW/cm^2 for ...
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Decrease Anxiety Red Light Therapy Dose

830 nm continuous wave, average irradiance 30 mW/cm^2, on forehead reduced anxiety symptoms ...
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Reduce Autism Irritability Red Light Dose

635 nm, 15 mW/cm^2, 300 s, 8x over 4 weeks, 2 points (skull base, temporal areas), 45 J correlated with ...
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Increase Brain Blood Flow in Vegetative Patient Red Light Dose

830 nm, 11.4 mW/cm^2, 1800 s, 2/day/73 days (146) improved blood flow and correlated with patient regaining cognition ...
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Decrease Multiple Cerebral Palsy Symptoms Red Light Dose

830 nm, 60 mW/cm^2, 30 s/site, 900 s-1800 s total, 1.8 J/cm^2, myotonic face and neck sites, 1x/week/2 weeks, or ...
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Improved Brain Oxygenation Red Light Dose

1064 nm, 250 mW, 600 s, 150 J/cm^2 improved brain oxygen supply ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Anxiety and Depression Red Light Dose

810 nm, 250 mW/cm^2, 240 s, 60 J/cm^2 per site, 2 sites, 1 treatment improved depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance ...
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Enhance Lithium Depression Treatment Red Light Dose

830 nm, 332 mW/cm^2,120 s, 40 J/cm^2, unknown targets, 8 treatments, unknown schedule, reduced anhedonia apathy, increased libido, decreased anxiety, ...
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Reduce Cognitive Decline Biomarkers Red Light Dose

1064 nm, 250 mW/cm^2, 480 s, 60 J/cm^2, 240 s per site, 2 sites, 1/week/5 weeks: Improve memory and increase ...
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Better Reaction Time in Concussion Patients Red Light Dose

903 nm, 16.67 mW/cm^2, 240 s/site, 20 J/cm^2, 1200 s, 5 sites simultaneously using a cap to the occipital, left ...
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Depression Symptom Relief Red Light Dose

823 nm, 36 mW/cm^2, 1200-1800 s, 43.2 J/cm^2 to 65.2 J/cm^2 applied to dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, bilaterally, simultaneously, 2/week/8 weeks ...
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Low Back Pain and Depression Red Light Dose

3 sessions, 850 nm, 660 nm, 100 mw, 3 j fluence, 12 posterior sites, 30 s/site with back pain treatment ...
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Depression/Suicidal Ideation Red Light Dose

810/980 nm, 8000-15000 mW, 540-720 s/area, bilateral forehead and temporal regions (4 sites), 55 to 81 J/cm^2 (to skin), 8 ...
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Achieve Meditative Brainwaves Red Light Dose

830 nm, 7 mW, left and right forehead (2 sites), 240 s each, 1.68 J/cm^2/site helped substance abusers achieve meditative ...
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Stroke Defecit Recovery Red Light Dose

22 points treated with 660/850 nm over 3600 s with 1400 mw/cm^2, 1/week/8 weeks, 0.196 J/cm^2, N=1 significant "remarkable" stroke ...
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Increased Brain Blood Flow Red Light Dose

627 nm, 70 mW/cm^2, 10 J/cm^2, four points, 30 s/point, 2x week/4 weeks showed increased cerebral artery bloodflow and decreased ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Red Light Dose

Improve cognition and memory in chronic TBI patients using 61 diodes: 9x633 nm, 52 x 870 nm; 12-15 mW/diode; 500 ...
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Facial Fracture Edema Red Light Dose

590 nm and 830 nm reduced facial fracture swelling ...
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Reverse Cognitive Decline Red Light Dose

Alzheimer's patient treatment: Improve cognitive and memory scores; regain sense of smell; reduce stress in patient and caregiver ...
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Alzheimer’s Vielight 810 nm Red Light Dose

Intranasal and transcranial application of 810 nm improved memory, cognition and MRI results in Alzheimer's patients ...
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Keto Diet and Alzheimer’s Red Light Dose

Ketogenic diet and PBM restore cognition, increase insulin sensitivity, improve metabolic flexibilityin diabetic, ApoE4 heterozygous individual ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Lesion Red Light Dose

Transcranial Photobiomodulation Therapy in the Cognitive Rehabilitation of Patients with Cranioencephalic Trauma https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/photob.2019.4683 3x/week/6 weeks (18) 30 min session "Alteration ...
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The Complete Book of Ridiculous Red Light Answers

Light therapy heals with photons. A red incandescent bulb throws more heat than light, so it's not likely to have ...
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Laser Infrared on Palm Changes Brainwave Amplitude

In a 2012 study researchers irradiated 40 healthy volunteers with 830 nm infrared laser light with a dose of 7 ...
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Infrared Transcranial Treatment Improves Vigilance, Memory and Mood Scores

In a 2013 study researchers irradiated 40 healthy volunteers with 60 J/cm^2 1064 nm continuous laser light for 4 minutes ...
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Transcranial Infrared Improves Executive Function Scores

Blanco et al. 2015 [] Healthy volunteers (30) Laser, Cell Gen Therapeutics, LLC (Dallas, TX, USA) 1064 nm 250 mW/cm2, ...
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Transcranial Infrared Increased Brain Blood Oxygenation

In a 2016 study 12 healthy volunteers were irradiated with a 1064 nnm laser light dose of 13.75 J/cm^2 per ...
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Transcranial Infrared Treatment Improves Pre-Frontal Rule Based Learning

Blanco et al. 2017 [210] Healthy volunteers (118) Laser, CG-5000, Cell Gen Therapeutics, LLC (Dallas, TX, USA) 1064 nm 250 ...
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627 nm Transcranial Red Light Increases Cranial Artery Blood Velocity

In a 2015 study, 25 healthy elderly women received 627 nm transcranially at four sites, two times per week for ...
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903 nm Transcranial Infrared LED Light Improves qEEG Reaction Time

In a 2017 study, 31 healthy volunteers received 903 nm LED LumiWave light transcranially. They experienced improved reaction time in ...
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850 nm Transcranial Infrared LED Improves Attentional Performance

39 healthy volunteers received 60 J/cm^2 of 850 nm infrared LED transcranially. They experienced improved attentional performance in the Go/No ...
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Red and Infrared LED Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury, Depression and PTSD Case Report

Two Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients who also had depression or post trauamtic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms  received 633 ...
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Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury, Depression, PTSD, Social Anxiety Transcranial LED Treatment

11 chronic traumatic brain injury patients were treated with 633 nm and 870 nm infrared three times per week for ...
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Chronic TBI Infrared Laser Transcranial Treatment

10 chronic TBI patients received 810 nm and 980 nm infrared laser treatment of 14.8 to 28.3 J/cm^2 2 to ...
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Severe Brain Damage Transcranial Laser Brings Improvement, Epileptic Fits

Five traumatic brain injury patients with cognitive disabilities received transcranial 785 nm infrared laser 5 times per week for 6 ...
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Transcranial 808 nm Infrared Laser Treatment Improves Stroke Outcomes Not Repeatable

120 acute stroke patients received 808 nm transcranial laser within 24 hours of onset. Each received 1.2 J/cm^2 at the ...
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Stroke Improvement on N=1 Patient Receiving 660 nm Red and 850 nm Infrared Therapy

A stroke victim received 660 nm and 850 nm irradiation to 32 sites on the head, brainstem, spine and musculature ...
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Invasive Femoral Artery Laser Fiber Optic Irradiation Improves Alzheimer’s Symptoms

89 Alzheimer's patients received a range of wavelengths in the visible spectrum (25-1000 nm) for 20 to 40 minutes, with ...
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Whole Head Infrared LED Treatment Significantly Improves Dementia Measurements

11 dementia patients received 1060 nm to 1080 nm infrared pulsed at 10 Hz LED treatment for 6 minutes a ...
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Vielight 810 and Neuro Intranasal and Transcranial Infrared LED Significantly Decreases Dementia Symptoms

A 2017 study in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery found improved dementia symptoms after 810 nm infrared transcranial and intranasal irradiation ...
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810 nm Infrared Transcranial LED Treatment Corresponds with Decreased Depression Scores

Ten patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) received 810 nm LED treatment transcranially at 60 J/cm^2. Researchers measured decreased depression ...
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Transcranial 808 nm High Dose Infrared Significantly Improves Major Depressive Disorder Rating Scores

4 Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) patients received 808 nm infrared laser treatment at 84 J/cm^2 at 4 sites transcranially. At ...
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Transcranial 1064 nm Infrared Treatment Improves Depression

51 patients with elevated depression symptoms received 1064 nm infrared transcranial laser treatments over two sessions. Researchers concluded that "right ...
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Transcranial 850 nm Infrared Treatment of Vegatative Patient Yields Blood Flow and Neurological Improvement

A researcher treated a vegatative patient with 850 nm infrared LED 20.5 J/cm^2 for 30 min, 2 times per day, ...
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Improve Coma Patient Alertness after 785 nm Transcranial Laser Treatments

16 comatose patients received 785 transcranial 785 nm infrared laser treatments five timers a week for four weeks. Post treatment ...
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Parksinson’s Mobility, Balance and Cognition Improvements with Brain Photobiomodulation

Participants in both groups saw significant improvement in functional mobility, dynamic balance, and cognition. Results were good but not significant ...
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Vielight Treatment Measurable Brain Improvements in N=1 Traumatic Brain Injury Patient

One 23-year old traumatic brain injury patient complained of headaches, anxiety, and difficulty concentrating. He home-treated with a Vielight Neuro ...
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Significant Gulf War Illness (Chronic Multisymptom Illness) Improvements after 12 Weeks of Vielight Neuro Alpha Treatment

At 12 weeks using Vielight Neuro Alpha two Gulf War Veterans improved on multiple Gulf War Illness (or Chronic Multisymptom ...
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Infrared Sinus Delivery the Most Efficient Choice to Stimulate the Brain

Researchers tested 671 nm and 808 nm 1 mW/cm^2 laser photon delivery in a severed cadaver head. They compared sinus ...
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Researchers Propose Bright Light Therapy for Epilepsy Symptom Care

Researchers define sunlight-epilepsy correlations and hypothesize that bright light therapy will help epilepsy patients ...
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Both Low and High Intensity Bright Light Treatment Reduce Epilepsy Correlated Anxiety and Depression

Because depression and anxiety have "common psychiatric comorbidities in epilepsy," researchers tested depression treatment with light on epileptic patients. 101 ...
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Near Infrared Transcranial Treatment Improves Some Disorder of Consciousness Patients

Researchers compared "frontal near infrared laser stimulation (N-LT)" [photobiomodulation] with transcranial focused shock wave therapy (F-SWT) on patients with severe ...
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