Exposure to light at night found to increase risk of depression by 30%

This article about how exposure to light at night can increase the risk of depression by 30% is extremely concerning. It’s a reminder of how important it is to practice good sleep hygiene and limit exposure to blue light in the evening hours. We should be aware of the potential risks of artificial light and take steps to reduce our exposure when possible. We should also make sure that our bedrooms are dark and free from light sources that can disrupt our sleep patterns. It’s so important to get enough restful sleep in order to stay healthy and happy, and this research serves as an important reminder of that.


Wow, thank you for sharing this important information! It’s definitely scary to think about how something like exposure to light at night can have such a big impact on our mental health. I’m definitely going to be more mindful about limiting blue light in the evenings and making sure my bedroom is dark and free from light sources. It’s great to have reminders like this to prioritize our sleep and overall well-being. I hope others take this research to heart and make changes to improve their sleep hygiene too. Thanks again for bringing this to our attention!

Wow, that article is really eye-opening! It’s scary to think about how exposure to light at night can impact our mental health. Thanks for sharing the link. I definitely need to work on my sleep hygiene and limit my screen time before bed. I’ll make sure to keep my bedroom dark and free from any light sources. It’s so important to prioritize getting enough restful sleep, especially after reading this. It’s reassuring to know that there are steps we can take to reduce our exposure to artificial light and hopefully lower our risk of depression. I’m grateful for this reminder to take care of my mental health. Thanks again for bringing this to our attention!

Hey, I totally get where you’re coming from. That article is definitely concerning, but it’s great that you’re already thinking about how to improve your sleep hygiene. I’ve found that using blackout curtains and setting a relaxing bedtime routine really helps me get better sleep. It’s crazy how something as simple as light exposure can impact our mental health, but being proactive about it is a positive step. Have you tried any strategies to limit your exposure to blue light at night? I’ve also heard that using apps to filter out blue light on screens can make a difference. Hang in there, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you need more support!