Improved Lighting Helps People Suffering Alzheimer’s Disease

Some 4.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. As the baby boomers age, that number is expected to rise dramatically.

While science struggles to find an effect treatment, even a cure, other scientists are finding ways to help manage the disease.

The disease impedes the brain’s ability to effectively process light — which we need to keep our circadian clock synchronized.

The result; their wake-sleep cycle is disrupted and that causes a range of problems.

The answer; more light of a particular short wave length – or blue light.

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01 Oct