Tag Archives: Laser

Lighting Up Your Brain On A Budget

Recently I’ve been seeing more and more talk about intranasal light devices and decided to look into the subject again. A few years ago I tried to read up a little but I couldn’t find much data. The early Vielight devices were out at that point but I couldn’t find specifications for them.More

Experiences With Light Therapy

This is an article on the various light therapy devices that I have found myself using after a few years of experimentation. I’ve written about the technical aspects of some of these devices here before so it might be interesting to look back and see how useful they have been to me in reality.… More

Light Treatment Of Hypothyroidism – Is It Possible With LEDs?

Over the last few years there has been increasing interest in treating hypothyroidism with light. Dr Ray Peat has spoken about the beneficial effect of red light for many years. Since the 1990s there have been a number of very successful studies using narrow bands of red or near infrared light to treat hypothyroidism in humans and animals.… More

Laser Treatment Of Hypothyroidism – Part II

The human data on red and near infrared light treatment of hypothyroidism mostly falls  into two categories. The low power output non-pulsed series of studies which I have discussed here and the pulsed studies with much higher peak power output which I will look at in future.More

Biocast Episode 006 – Light and Hair Regrowth?

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In this episode I look at the effect of red, near infrared and UV light on hair regrowth.

REFERENCES:
Light Therapeutics – John Harvey Kellogg
Narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy for alopecia areata.
Alopecia Areata: Psoralen With Ultraviolet A Light (PUVA) Therapy – Topic Overview

Low-Level Laser (Light) Therapy (LLLT) for Treatment of Hair Loss
Hair Like a Fox – Danny Roddy
Effects of the Lexington LaserComb on hair regrowth in the C3H/HeJ mouse model of alopecia areata.More