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Let’s talk about f.lux:
What did f.lux have to say when they tried Re-Timer?

f.lux is a free App which filters out the blue light from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Why you may ask? Exposure to light from screens at night slows melatonin production which disrupts our sleep rhythms, making it hard to fall asleep. Trouble falling asleep, known as sleep onset insomnia, might be more common than you think.… 

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We've launched our new website. Now we're making changes to our blog!

We’re making changes to our blog. Just some of the changes you’ll see… We’ll publish new stories more frequently You’ll be able to sign up for email updates Experts and guest bloggers will also write articles, providing new insights and perspectives on hot topics We will continue to bring you tips and tools to improve your… 

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FAQs from “Sleep 2015″ in Seattle

by Laura Falls on 18 Jun 2015 Organised by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep 2015 was one the world’s largest events dedicated to sleep medicine and research.  Held in Seattle, the event was attended by thousands of sleep physicians and researchers. These are the top questions and answers from the event. Q. When do you… 

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“Light therapy was crucial to winning the gold medal”

by Laura Falls on 11 Mar 2015 In 2001, Maarten van der Weijden, a Dutch long distance and marathon swimmer, was confronted with cancer and his career was likely to be over. Fighting against cancer he made his comeback in 2003. In 2006, he intensified his training regime and started using morning bright light therapy. Then in 2008, he… 

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How light therapy can help you to fall asleep

by Laura Falls on 20 Jan 2015 Are you one of those people that find it hard to get to sleep? When you finally do drift off to sleep, does the alarm always seem to go off? Do you always wake up tired or find it particularly hard to get out of bed? Chances are… 

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“Re-Timer Gave My Wife Back Her Life!”

by Laura Falls on 13 Nov 2014 “Re-Timer Gave My Wife Back Her Life!” was the title of an email we received last week so I thought I would share it with you. Here it is… word for word. Hi Laura, I appreciate the opportunity to thank you and everyone at Re-Timer for creating such a wonderful product. My… 

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Wake up call – Why older adults can’t sleep

by Laura Falls on 27 Oct 2014 The light levels that older adults are exposed to are too low (even during the day time), due to their mainly indoor lifestyles. Light exposure is important to regulate sleep and the lack of bright light exposure is becoming a health and well-being issue for many older people. Bright… 

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Sleep Deprivation

by Laura Falls on 16 Oct 2014 Nearly half of American adults are regularly sleep deprived, according to a Gallup poll that has been tracking people’s sleep habits for decades. We are sleeping less than we did in the 1940s and there are no signs that the amount of sleep we get is about to… 

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Danielle Scott Aerial Skier

by Re-Timer on 14 Mar 2014 Danielle Scott Aerial Skier, Re-Timer Wearer, Elite Athlete We caught up with Danielle Scott Aerial Skier to learn more about what makes her tick. Danielle is an elite athlete with a remarkable story that saw her change from gymnastics to aerial skiing at a young age. A regular on… 

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