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Red Light Therapy for Dementia: The Complete Guide, Part 4

Vielight Neuro Duo front and side

This is the Best Red Light Device for At-Home Dementia Therapy

If I could offer you just one device to help the patient with dementia, it would hands down and without a doubt the Vielight Neuro. This is the brain light with the most testing and success. The wavelength helps the brain energize itself to build new connections. The pulsing rate brings the brain waves into natural states for relaxation and focus.

I recommend the Vielight Neuro Duo to anyone shopping for a dementia brain light device. This is the device I’d buy for my mom if she had dementia, Parkinson’s or a brain injury.

Vielight’s History Building Brain Lights

Vielight has been designing, building and testing brain lights since 2011. Their work started when President Lew Lim worked on brain lights at Stanford in 1995. Five Vielight models (the Gamma, Alpha, 810, 633, and 655) have been used for brain therapy in published trials and case reports.

The Neuro Duo Offers Clinically Tested 10 Hz and 40 Hz Pulsing

The Vielight Neuro Duo is a combination of Vielight’s Alpha and the Gamma devices. The Duo is less expensive than buying the Alpha and Gamma as separate products.

Look at these Dementia Treatment Clinical Tests and Reports

In clinical tests and case reports, treatment with the Alpha and Gamma correlated with:

  • less anxiety
  • better recall
  • reduced trauma (PTSD) symptoms
  • less wandering
  • greater physical stability
  • more stabilized mood
  • less anger and hostility

These were the results of the Neuro Duo documented above in this guide:

Dementia patients using Neuro Alpha (source):

  • wandered less
  • had fewer angry outburst
  • expressed less anxiety
  • slept better

Dementia patient using Neuro Gamma (source):

  • lower (better) Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale – Cognitive scores
  • increased brain blood flow

Parkinson’s patients using Neuro Gamma (source):

  • great stability standing, sitting, turning, walking, carrying water
  • ability to count backwards by two
  • less reliance on balance devices
  • longer strides per step

How to Use the Vielight Neuro Duo

The Duo headset has four LED modules. They sit above the ears, on the forehead and on the crown of the head.

The nasal applicator sends photons through the dense blood vessels above the nose and into the frontal cortex.

The light pulses at either 10 Hz or 40 Hz, which are both clinically significant in dementia studies. As we saw in the hockey player’s concussion case report, the Alpha and Gama devices complement each other. The patient developed headaches on the 40 Hz device. He stepped down to 10 Hz for one week. The headaches resolved, and he returned to the 40 Hz treatment. This is just one way having both devices in one unit increases your treatment options and flexibility.

The patient should use the Duo one time per day.

  • If treating in the morning, use the Gamma pulse.
  • If treating in the afternoon or evening, use the Alpha pulse.
  • Treat for 20 minutes.
  • Take a treatment break one day each week.
  • Don’t go longer than 20 minutes
  • Do not do more than one session per day.