Do you have the winter blues? This Lumie SAD desk lamp boosts mood, reduces eye strain AND helps combat tiredness – and it’s on sale for under £60 right now
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Ahead of Blue Monday, January 17, which is supposedly the saddest day of the year, the Lumie Vitamin L SAD Light – a popular way to combat SAD – is now available for only £59.99 on Amazon.
If you feel low in winter and suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), you may have been recommended to try a medical certified SAD lamp to help ease symptoms.
SAD, which is said to affect tens of thousands of people in the UK each winter, is a type of depression related to changes in seasons and is often linked to reduced exposure to sunlight.
The Lumie Vitamin L SAD Light – a popular way to combat SAD – is now available for only £59.99 on Amazon (was £90)
With an impressive 10,000 lux – approximately 20 times greater than the light output generated by most indoor lighting – the Lumie Vitamin L SAD Light allows you to enjoy sunlight simulation during the darkest of days
And it has been said that light therapy boxes offer relief, ease symptoms, and increase energy levels.
That’s why it should come as no surprise the Lumie Vitamin L SAD Light (was £90) is Amazon’s number one bestselling SAD Light, with 1,000 five-star reviews and counting.
Reviewers have described the SAD Light as ‘compact’, ‘effective’, noting that it ‘works brilliantly for SAD.’
Who can use light therapy?
Most people can use light therapy safely. The recommended light boxes have filters that remove harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, so there’s no risk of skin or eye damage for most people.
However, exposure to very bright light may not be suitable if you:
- Have an eye condition or eye damage that makes your eyes particularly sensitive to light.
- Are taking medication that increases your sensitivity to light, such as certain antibiotics and antipsychotics, or the herbal supplement St John’s Wort.
Speak to a GP if you’re unsure about the suitability of a particular product.
The tablet-sized light helps manage SAD symptoms thanks to an impressive 10,000 lux – approximately 20 times greater than the light output generated by most indoor lighting – allowing you to enjoy sunlight simulation during the darkest of days.
Plus, with so many of us working from home and getting outside less, the slim and compact light therapy lamp can be placed on your desk to give your work-from-home setup a major upgrade, impacting your energy levels and productivity.
‘I’ve been using this for one day and I’m already feeling a difference,’ explained one shopper. ‘I already have a Lumie alarm clock, but I’ve found this year (partly due to an added Vit D deficiency) I’ve found my SAD much harder to deal with, so decided to pick up an extra light for while I’m working at my desk. This has helped immensely already.’
They added: ‘I considered buying one of the cheaper non-Lumie brands, but I’m glad that I made the investment and bought a Lumie product, as I’m always impressed with them.’
‘The improvement in my energy level is amazing,’ said another shopper. ‘My new Lumie light is life-changing. I put it on every morning as I’m getting ready for work, my energy level has improved 100%, the tiredness from dark mornings/evenings has gone. I am my summery bubbly self again, it is truly amazing.’
A third reviewer added: ‘Works for me! Has been a brilliant help in my annual battle against SAD. Roll on Spring!’
Beat the January Blues and head to Amazon to shop the Lumie Vitamin L SAD Light whilst it’s on sale with 33 per cent off.