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    Red/Infrared light therapy, no equipment

    It is winter here, and on sunny days, when the midday sun streams across the carpet, I have been lying on cushions with the back of my head bathed by the sun. why? Sunlight is rich in red and infrared light preliminary research suggests these longer wavelengths of light support mitochondrial...