How to sleep better at night: Bluelight filter apps

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How to sleep better at night: Bluelight filter apps

There are good reasons for insisting (here is the first post) on bluelight filter apps (in addition to being one important factor to figuring out How to sleep better at night):

  • photophobia researchers have found that blue light induces pain in light-sensitive people (on a personal note: we had red and blue lights on our Christmas tree – the blue ones caused pain in my eyes immediately, I could not stand looking at them, vs. no problem at all with the red ones!)
  • the question how to sleep at night in relation to blue light exposure may be even more relevant for people with photophobia – some years ago (before coming across bluelight filter apps) I had serious problems with night sleep – a terrible vicious cycle
  • bluelight filter apps may be used to decrease brightness and reduce glare of your computer screen (or other electronic display devices)
  • I just run across a new bluelight filter app: PC SunScreenfree only until March 5! So I had to hurry.

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f.lux software: reduce glare on computer screen, sleep better, and …

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Free f.lux software helps reduce glare on computer screen

f.lux software is another, excellent way to reduce glare on computer screen. There are excellent reviews (for example here, here, and here) along with simple instructions of how to use and personalize this user friendly software. If you do computer work at night, or under artificial lights only, f.lux software may help you sleep better and reduce computer eye strain. I have been using f.lux software for about half a year now and I’ve been thrilled to discover that people with light sensitivity (photophobia) can benefit from f.lux software in some unexpected ways.

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The benefits of polarized sunglasses for driving

The benefits of polarized sunglasses for driving should be commented here on Glarminy. Driving is a common life activities for most of us and also perhaps the glariest of all (see Glare, worst driving comfort enemy: driver fatigue, eye strain causes and solutions). A light sensitive person will encounter problems with glare in all driving conditions except on an overcast day (if it is not too dark or too bright).

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