Blue light, red light, good night, website - IDEX Health & ScienceIDEX Health & Science

    Disclaimer:

    The views, information, or opinions expressed in the Industry News RSS feed belong solely to the author and do not necessarily represent those of IDEX Health & Science and its employees.

    Blue light, red light, good night, website

    Article obtained from Photonics RSS Feed.

    Getting a good night’s sleep is critical to having a productive day. A great way to prevent a good night’s sleep is to spend the last hours of the day watching TikTok videos or playing Candy Crush.

    The body determines when it’s time to sleep via a number of cues, the most obvious being darkness. Staring at a light-emitting electronic screen counters these cues, and some have argued that blue light in particular is to blame. Blue light has a higher-energy wavelength, and our bodies associate its high intensity with the early hours of the day. So, such light is a cue to the body to remain alert, and it can also inhibit the pineal gland’s production of melatonin, a chemical the body produces to promote sleep.

    READ MORE
    Aug, 06 2021 |

    IDEX Health & Science is the global authority in fluidics and optics, bringing to life advanced optofluidic technologies with our products, people, and engineering expertise. Intelligent solutions for life.