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Light And Hypothyroidism – Cure Or Cause?


This article takes a look at the effects of near infrared laser therapy on thyroid hormone levels. Red and near-infrared therapy at low doses can decrease hypothyroidism and the autoimmune response sometimes causing it. Here I am going to look at some animal studies showing positive and negative effects on thyroid hormone.More

Light Therapy And Hypothyroidism – Risks and Benefits.

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The effects of light on metabolism have been known for over 100 years. John Harvey Kellogg in Light Therapeutics recounts some of the observations as of 1910.(1)

“An animal eliminates more carbon dioxide under the influence of light than when confined in the dark.More

Biocast Episode 004 – Light and Pain.

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History of Cold Laser Therapy

Low-level laser therapy as a treatment for chronic pain

The Use of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) For Musculoskeletal Pain

Aspirin, brain, and cancer.More

Biocast Episode 003 – Light, Cytochrome C Oxidase and Nitric Oxide

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Multiple Roles of Cytochrome c Oxidase in Mammalian Cells Under Action of Red and IR-A Radiation


LED Light Therapy – Heelspurs

Low-level light therapy of the eye and brain.More

Biocast Episode 001 – Light and Thyroid with Vladimir Heiskanen.

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In Episode 1 of The Biocast I have a Q and A on light and the thyroid with Vladimir Heiskanen of Valtsu’s blog.

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Hypothyroidism: Could it be treated with LIGHT

LLLT – Terms and Metrics

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) and Photobiomodulation (PBM) Discussions Facebook Group

Light therapeutics; a practical manual of phototherapy for the student and the practitioner, with special reference to the incandescent electric-light bath by John Harvey Kellogg

Solved the Riddle of Heart Attacks Paperback – June, 1976 by Broda O.More