Protect from Blue Light
Bright light is what regulates your body’s sleep/wake cycle.
Exposure to blue light from electronics is believed to slow the production of melatonin, a hormone that signals your brain that it’s time to sleep.
Studies have shown that exposure to blue light at night can keep you from falling asleep and interfere with your natural sleep cycles during the night.
If you absolutely have to use a smart phone, computer, or watch TV after sunset, these products can help reduce your exposure.
- Blue light blocking glasses
Uvex Skyper Blue Light Blocking Glasses
A basic no frills option
Uvex S0360X Ultra-spec 2000 Safety Eyewear
Blocks greater than 98% blue light, can wear over regular reading glasses
BluBlocker Large Clip On Sunglasses
Clip on for use with reading glasses.
- Bulbs and night lights
Similar to light-blocking glasses, helps to reduce your exposure to blue light:
GE Align PM Lighting Bulb 93842
7 watt LED bulb for use bedside lamp while preparing for sleep
SCS Lighting Sleep Mode Night Light
Sleepy Baby LED Nursery Light
- Computer and smart phone screens
Helps reduce your exposure to blue light by adjusting your screen colors in the evening:
f.lux computer software (free)
Night Shift (free: iPhone, iPad, iPod)
Twilight (Android) free
Other useful sleep products to check out:
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