Does Red Light Therapy Work?

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Does light therapy really work? Yes, light therapy is an effective health modality that’s been widely studied and tested. Check out this video to learn more about the science behind light therapy, and how a light therapy treatment affects your body at a cellular level.

Light therapy is a simple, non-invasive treatment that delivers red and near infrared (NIR) light to a person’s skin and cells. A high quality home device like a Joovv uses LEDs to shine red and near infrared light on your body during a treatment session. This is just like the wavelengths of light your body needs from sunlight, but without the heat or UV rays that may cause sun damage. Red and NIR light is a healthier alternative to all the bright blue light we’re surrounded by every day, which can make it harder to sleep and lead to other health problems.

Learn more about how red light therapy can enhance your health at Joovv’s Science Page.

How does light therapy work? Light therapy is effective because light intake is crucial for our health. It’s essential for our cellular function and energy production, just like water, sleep, and the nutrients from food. Wavelengths of healthy light stimulate the mitochondria and help us create ATP energy more efficiently, with less inflammation and oxidative stress gunking up the process.

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