If you have the winter blues

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alan
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If you have the winter blues

Postby alan » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:10 am

Short dark days for those up north. I've posted this before, but as a public service here it is again.
These lights help keep me sane. If, like me, you are light starved, this will help. I keep two of them on my desk.
http://www.bluemaxlighting.com/light_th ... 6_prd1.htm

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Mkoll
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Re: If you have the winter blues

Postby Mkoll » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:06 am

I'd also suggest a vitamin D supplement if you aren't getting about 20 minutes of sunlight on your skin per day. The liquid ones are easy to take, just a drop a day.

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alan
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Re: If you have the winter blues

Postby alan » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:08 am

You need much more than 20 minutes. As for supplements, 4000 IU of D3 is best. Capsule form, not liquid.


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