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Red Dot Award 2014 for Valkee 2

The Valkee 2 bright light headset has just been awarded the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2014, in recognition for excellence amongst other great products in the medical devices industry in one of the world’s largest product competitions.

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Step Up Your Game

“As a professional athlete, I need to keep my energy levels high in order to perform at my best. This becomes challenging whenever my body is faced with extreme time changes or lack of natural light. I have been using VALKEE’s Bright Light Headset for a few months now and have seen very good results.”

Jarkko Nieminen, professional tennis player

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Give a gift of well-being!

Valkee channels bright light directly to the light-sensitive brain areas and can help you maintain your energy levels, keep up the good spirits, reduce need for excess sleep, and fight cravings for sweets.

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Valkee is recommended by 87% of users. – APEX Healthcare Consulting, February 2013

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Banish Winter Blues with Valkee Earlight

We all need regular daylight to stay healthy and keep the Winter Blues at bay.

Many suffer from symptoms of Winter Blues due to lack of daylight. The Valkee Bright Light Headset – also known as the Valkee earlight – channels bright light to the light-sensitive brain areas to prevent and help recover from Winter Blues.

Valkee can also be used to aiding adjustment to ambient time, and to improving motor reaction time and attention.

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Valkee is recommended by 87% of users.– APEX Healthcare Consulting, February 2013

Bright Light Therapy for Your Health

Light is essential for our well-being and performance.

Each human cell synchronizes its activity with the sun – the main food source for most life forms on Earth. But it’s not always possible to enjoy the full daylight in a natural setting. Modern lifestyles with shift work, long-distance travel, and indoor office lighting, as well as changes of the seasons affect the amount of light we get regularly exposed to. Reduced daytime light causes many problems: from Winter Blues and general fatigue to sleep difficulties, carbohydrate cravings, and slumped spirits. These symptoms usually appear in the autumn and winter months when nights are getting longer and daylight is scarce. People who work in light-deprived environments or as shift workers during the night can also suffer from similar symptoms. The challenge introduced by northern latitudes and modern lifestyles is that ambient daylight is not often regularly available.

Bright light therapy is an effective way to supplement natural light.

Bright light has been used as an effective treatment for these symptoms since the 1980’s, but it has been mostly administered through the eyes that are known to be sensitive to light. This required people to sit in front of a bright light lamp for an hour each day. Researchers at the University of Oulu discovered in 2008-2010 that apart from the eyes, areas of the human brain are also sensitive to light thanks to the same photoreceptor-proteins that had been discovered by US and UK researchers in the eye just 10 years earlier, and that those brain areas can be reached by light through ear canals, the tissue of the ear, and skull bone. The skull of large mammals, including humans, lets light pass through naturally, and in ordinary daylight conditions the brain is exposed to light always during daytime.

Valkee light therapy is quick and convenient.

The biggest advantages of the Valkee earlight therapy are convenience and efficiency. The device also uses a lot less energy than traditional bright light lamps, and it does not cause eye irritation. Using the Valkee LED-headset to shine bright light on the brain for only 12 minutes a day can significantly raise energy levels, mood, and improve sense of well-being.

See what the Valkee earlight users say about the product, or familiarize with the typical questions and answers (FAQ).