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Hello,

Does anyone have a real problem with artificial lights? e.g. tube lights

I used to work in a typical office skyscraper and the tube lights absolutely ruined my experience. It was like the icing on a cake made of dp/dr. I used to get into work early to try and get a desk near a window with natural light.

Im sure working under artificial lights made me unreasonably tired by the end of the day.
 

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If its not natural bright sunlight I hate it....Artificial light plays havoc with my eyes...

Ive also always hated dull grey days and environments with poor lighting for as long as I can remember...Dulls my mood and makes me feel miserable...

S A D during the dark winter period is the norm for me....The difference in my mood during the long bright summer days and the long dark winter nights is chalk and cheese....
 

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LEDs to the rescue! I have rewired and replaced all the flourescent fixtures in my house. I now have LED tubes which will last my lifetime, generate almost no heat, and beam beautiful white light into my living areas. I also replaced all incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs. I use less than 25% of the electricity I previously used for lighting. And yes, flourescent lighting in box stores induced quite a few panic attacks in my time. I expect in 20 years, flourescent will be totally replaced by LEDs. Isn't technology wonderful!
 

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Im an Electrician and I can tell you that LEDs are the way forward....The light from them is much more natural....I replaced every bulb in our house with LEDs recently too...

They save you a fortune in the long run also...

You will also be contributing to a greener planet...
 

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Those type of lights in grocery store has always been an issue for me. After i started meds i can handle it and i actually enjoy it when i enter a grocery store. It's like a stimulus that i'm able to handle, which makes me more present. But that's only for the ten minutes i'm shopping. If i had to work 8h/day in a grocery store, i would probably lose my mind -.-
 

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Yep, I try to avoid all stores really, I usually only shop online for this very reason. When walking around stores I feel off-balance and floaty. The people milling about, the products on the shelves, it all kind of comes at me and makes my head swim. I always felt worse when seeing doctors and psychiatrists about my DP too, and it took me a while to figure out it was due to the lighting in their offices.
 

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Yep, I try to avoid all stores really, I usually only shop online for this very reason. When walking around stores I feel off-balance and floaty. The people milling about, the products on the shelves, it all kind of comes at me and makes my head swim. I always felt worse when seeing doctors and psychiatrists about my DP too, and it took me a while to figure out it was due to the lighting in their offices.
Exactly what this says!!! :sad:
 

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Guys, if your laptops display affects you like it does me. I have a new app called FLUX installed (its free). It basically makes the light more comfortable for your eyes by removing blue light. I just leave the setting on all day and have found my display doesnt effect me as much.
 
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