Methylene Blue

Methylene Blue

Health Benefits of Methylene Blue   Methylene blue is a medication and dye that has been studied for various potential health benefits. It has a long history of use in medicine, primarily as a dye...
Pulsed Frequencies

Pulsed Frequencies

Research on the effects of pulsed frequencies of near-infrared light on the human body is an evolving field, and findings can vary based on the specific application, intended outcome, and individu...
Skin Health

Skin Health

How does RLT help? Red light stimulates both collagen and elastin production, repairs damage from UV rays and also promotes healing of wounds. This is accomplished by stimulating collagen synthesi...
Gut Health

Gut Health

How does RLT help? Red light therapy (RLT) has a bidirectional regulatory effect on bacteria. This therapy can promote bacterial proliferation or inhibit bacterial growth, depending on the wavelen...
Brain & Cognitive Health

Brain & Cognitive Health

How does RLT help? There appears to be neuroprotective effects of laser and light-emitting diodes (LED) in diverse neurological conditions, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), ischemic stroke, A...
Thyroid Health

Thyroid Health

How does RLT help? Currently, red/NIR light therapy (RLT) is one of the only treatments that has the capability to potentially reverse, or at least mitigate progression of, autoimmune hypothyroidi...
Wound Healing

Wound Healing

How does RLT help?  Wound healing is a dynamic process that coordinates cellular events essential for tissue repair and the re-establishment of the epithelial barrier function. The healing proces...
Women's Health

Women's Health

How does RLT help?  Red light therapy seems to have numerous ways it can assist with various women's health issues. That includes, but is not limited to, helping reduce tension in smooth muscle (...
Stem Cells

Stem Cells

How does RLT help? Red light therapy (RLT) of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells using near-infrared light irradiation has recently become more popular as an auxiliary treatment for cell...
Sleep

Sleep

How does RLT help?  Studies show that red/NIR light therapy (RLT) has a positive impact on the hormone produced by your pineal gland in the brain that promotes sleep, melatonin. Not only can this ...
Pet Health

Pet Health

How does RLT help? Given that all mammals and share very similar physiology, the mechanisms of how red light therapy (RLT) works on animals is very similar to that of humans: reduced inflammation,...
Pain

Pain

How does RLT help? Pain is a very complex condition that manifests itself in a variety of different forms. With that being said, all pain is caused by two main factors: inflammation and poor micro...
Oral Health

Oral Health

How does RLT help?  There are many ways that red light therapy (RLT) may benefit your oral health: from overall mouth pain to fighting viral/bacterial infections to improving tooth sensitivity to ...
Nerve Injury

Nerve Injury

How does RLT help? Many recent studies investigating the effects of RLT in peripheral nerve injury models have shown an immediate protective effect, boosting electrical activity in the injured per...
Inflammation

Inflammation

How does RLT help? Red/NIR light positively affects inflammation by inhibiting several cellular pathways and expression of enzymes, including COX-1 and COX-2, that are involved in inflammatory con...
Immune System

Immune System

How does RLT help? There are two potential mechanisms in which red light therapy (RLT) may reverse or prevent shrinking of the thymus: (1.) by inducing melatonin production (2.) stimulation of bon...
Heart Health

Heart Health

How does RLT help?  So far there have only been animal studies on red light therapy's effect on heart health and heart repair after cardiac events and post-surgery. However, the research that is a...
Hair Health

Hair Health

How does RLT help? Red/NIR light (RLT) has proven to help both men and women with a wide variety of conditions to prevent hair loss and even regrow hair. Not only that, but RLT can also increase t...
Eye Health

Eye Health

How does RLT help? Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative damage to the retina have been implicated in many forms of retinal injury and degeneration. Mitochondrial repair and attenuation of oxida...
Fat Loss

Fat Loss

How does RLT help? At a cellular level, red/NIR light is able to elicit a response that causes fat cells to release stored fat into the bloodstream. Once in the circulatory system, the fat can the...
Cancer

Cancer

How does RLT help? Possible ways in which RLT has an impact on the disease state are through modulation of inflammation, ulceration, pain, edema, fibrosis, and muscular and neurological injury. ​p...
Bone & Joint Health

Bone & Joint Health

How does RLT help? For bones: Red/NIR light appears to stimulate energy production in cells, increase bone factors, enhance blood vessel formation and blood flow to the affected area, modulates in...
Athletic & Exercise Performance

Athletic & Exercise Performance

How does RLT help?  "Sports medicine will benefit from photobiomodulation (ie, red light therapy) because both professional and amateur athletes can better recover from intense exercise, and the p...
Anxiety, Depression & Stress

Anxiety, Depression & Stress

How Does Red Light Therapy Help? A recent review of all existing studies with red/near-infrared light therapy (RLT) on anxiety and depression disorders demonstrates that RLT offers a "promising tr...