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8 Things to Know About Indoor Lighting and Lupus

For many people with lupus, the quality of light in the outdoors and indoors matters. Exposure to UV rays causes photosensitivity, which causes flare-ups such as rashes, headaches, fever, fatigue, joint pain and other symptoms. The relationship between indoor lighting and lupus is a factor in patients’ experience of their illnesses.

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Full-Spectrum Bulbs vs Natural Light: An Analysis of Benefits

When it comes to choosing between natural light options and full-spectrum bulbs for your workplace, it’s worth noting that there are excellent reasons to go with either option. The best option for you is going to be based on your particular situation. Here’s a guide on navigating the best options among these two choices.

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Lupus Photosensitivity: Fluorescent Lighting Can Intensify Symptoms and Trigger Flares

Most people are aware of the importance of protecting their skin from the damaging effects of the sun. We accept that the sun’s UV rays cause premature aging, skin damage, and increase our risk of developing skin cancer.

While a good percentage of us are diligent about protecting our skin while basking in direct sunlight, we feel protected from the effects of UV radiation while indoors.

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