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Light Therapy Frequently Asked Questions

By Aimee Nguyen & Rob Berman | May 14, 2020

Below are the most commonly asked questions about light therapy. How does light therapy work? Light therapy works by increasing ATP (adenosine triphosphate) synthesis in the mitochondria, activating the electron transport system, and many other biochemical and biophysical reactions in the tissue. Decades of research have found that certain wavelengths of light within the blue,…

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Difference Between Blue, Red, & Infrared

By Aimee Nguyen & Rob Berman | April 17, 2020

HealthLight produces products that have multiple colors: blue, red, and infrared. Why do we use different wavelengths? Two main reasons: depth of penetration and different biological effects. Blue Light Researchers have found that blue light wavelengths within the visible light spectrum (especially wavelengths between 400 and 470 nm) are intrinsically antimicrobial and do not require…

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