Clomiphene & Testosterone – Red Light & Cognitive Decline – Blood Pressure, Adrenaline & Taurine

Effects of clomiphene citrate on male obesity- associated hypogonadism: a randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled study Clomiphene is an estrogen receptor antagonist active in the hypothalamus. It is mostly used to treat female infertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome. This study looked at the effect of clomiphene on obesity and hypogonadism (often diagnosed simply by low testosterone […]

Dosing Low Level Light Therapy

Dosing Low Level Light Therapy – Rheumatoid Arthritis

I touched on the topic of dosing light therapy in a couple of other articles but it it might be a good idea write it up in a separate article. Light can be a tricky subject to get your head around but it is important when using these targeted devices to dose appropriately. While I […]

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. This article is available on Patreon. Access to all articles is available for 3 dollars per month!    

Light Treatment Of Hypothyroidism – Is It Possible With LEDs?

Light Therapy For Hypothyroidism   The purpose of this article is to look at the published data in this field (photobiomodulation in the treatment of hypothyroidism) and see how this could be applied to relatively cheap LEDs. Many people have taken to using these devices but it seems that most don’t take a lot of […]

Can a red LED flashlight have beneficial health effects?

I have been looking for a red light device, having used some infrared heat lamps and some near infrared LEDs, mentioned in previous posts, to good effect. The previous red LED devices I’ve tested, grow panels, proved to be too low powered, at about 5mW/cm2 to have much benefit. There is a breakdown of LLLT terms and metrics […]

TM 206 Solar Meter

Red & Near-Infrared Light Buyer’s Guide Part II – LEDs.

This is a guide to buying red and near-infrared LEDs with potentially beneficial biological effects. Most commonly this is called Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), Cold Laser Therapy or Photobiomodulation. Part 1 on heat lamps and halogen bulbs is here (*) Why Use Red And Near-Infrared Light? Some of the many conditions that may benefit from […]

Red and Near-Infrared Light – Buyer’s Guide Part I

This is a guide to purchasing lights with high amounts of red and near infrared light. This first section is on broad spectrum general use bulbs like incandescent bulbs, heat bulbs and halogen lamps. Part two will focus on monochromatic light sources for more targeted applications. Part II on LED devices is here. Device Tests. Introduction […]