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LED red light therapy may increase cellular energy and improve overall health. Just a few minutes in front of a device each day may help reduce wrinkles, speed up muscle recovery, and give you more energy.

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How to Do It

  1. Set up your LED red light therapy device and turn it on your desired setting. Do not use around water, and make sure your body is completely dry before using.
  2. Put the part of your body you want to treat 4 to 6 inches from the light. 
  3. Relax while the therapy is happening
  4. Properly store
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  • May revitalize muscles
  • May boost collagen production and reduce cellulite
  • Assists in muscle recovery
  • May decrease wrinkles
  • May protect and repairs tissues
  • May detox lymphatic system 
  • May help reduce symptoms of seasonal affective disorder
  • May improve mood
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Time Commitment

10-20 minutes per day

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Why it works

Red light therapy increases the mitochondrial production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Every cell in your body uses ATP as its energy source.

LED light therapy increases communication between the cells in your body. This helps your body work more efficiently and effectively.

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Suggested Frequency

Up to 20 minutes every 6 hours for trouble areas

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Side Effects

Some users experience:

  • Headaches
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia and other sleep disturbances
  • Visual effects
  • Mania
  • Acne flare ups
  • Eye strain
  • Rashes

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) warns against LED light therapy If you are using medications that make your skin sensitive to light because it increases the chance of hyperpigmentation. They also warn those with a history of lupus and skin cancer should also steer clear of cultivating this habit.

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Required Equipment

LED Light Therapy Device

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Gurus/Celebrities/Doing it

Dave Asprey

Patrick Peterson

DeMarcus Lawrence

Ben Greenfield

Drew Manning

Jorge Cruise

Paleo Mom

Wellness Mama

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Related Product

Joovv Red Light Device

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  • The United States Navy uses LED red light therapy to treat pain and heal wounds
  • The more of your skin exposed to the red light, the greater the effects
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