Light therapy is all the buzz in the biohacking and holistic health space right now. Thousands of peer-reviewed studies and even more personal testimonials point to the power of light to heal and boost overall wellness. I this podcast I discuss light therapy with Carlos Lastres who works as lead designer for one of the biggest light therapy device manufacturers in the world, Kaiyan Medical. This conversation gets into the nitty-gritty of how different types of light can serve as a potent therapy for both the mind and body. Check out Carlos’ links below to learn more!
About Carlos Lastres
Carlos Lastres is a Costa Rican-native and a UX/UI designer currently living out his dreams as the Creative Director for Kaiyan Medical – one of the largest, most innovative LED light therapy manufacturers in the world. He’s deeply passionate about the incredible benefits of light therapy, biohacking, and the integration of traditional Chinese medicine as ways we can all live healthier and more balanced lives. Working in the light therapy sector, he’s able to tap into his passions like design and creativity. With over 11 years of experience working for companies all over the world, Carlos prides himself in being able to work cross-culturally with people in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the U.S. He has been featured on Chinese media such as CCTV4, “In Zhejiang”, FM89, and delivered a TEDx Talk in Hangzhou, China in 2019. Head to the following links for more on Carlos’ experiences and portfolio.
Had his own healing experience w. Light therapy
Photobiomodulation has thousands of studies
Red light is absorbed by the cells
Light therapy was originally for wrinkles and skin health.. now for general health
Light therapy includes: Red light, Blue light, Green Light, Infrared
Differences between different lights
Near Infrared vs Far Infrared
Red light for biohacking
Applying red light to the head can improve cognition and brain function
I am especially delighted to bring you this week's episode of The Red Light Report, as today's guest has been thoroughly entrenched in the light therapy industry for over a decade and is a bonafide expert when it comes to all things red light therapy. So buckle up and get excited, as this podcast interview is ALL about red light therapy!
Today's guest, Alain Dijkstra, is the CEO of Kaiyan Medical and an authority in the light therapy industry. Born in Holland, Alain moved to China when he was thirteen years old with an entrepreneurial mindset that he procured from his parents. Through a series of events
-- which he details in the podcast -- Alain developed Kaiyan in his hotel room in 2009 and has grown it exponentially over the past decade-plus. Today, Kaiyan Medical has become one of the largest and most innovative producers and manufacturers of LED Therapy products worldwide.
With over ten years of experience working in the medical device industry, Alain is well-equipped with the knowledge, research, insight, and vision to perpetuate the benefits of light therapy to the masses. A passionate biohacker, Alain hopes to continue to grow, innovate, and produce more high-quality products through Kaiyan Medical and, most importantly, help people optimize their health through the power of light.
Needless to say, this episode is both intriguing and captivating, while providing you a better perspective on where red light therapy is now and its potential direction looking into the future!
- Dr. Mike Belkowski and Alain discuss the following: From humble beginnings in a hotel room to a global presence in red light therapy
His personal experience of why he got into light therapy
How his grandfather immediately benefitted from light therapy and what happened to his symptoms
His projects and what specifically they optimize in terms of health
If light therapy is safe for your eyes
Pulsated light vs continuous
How he handles skepticism and explains to people how red light therapy works
How he guides people towards trying light therapy
Myths surrounding red light therapy
Wearable devices and whether it’s possible to measure biometrics
How light therapy has an impact on the water in our body
Curiosity in the field regarding how light therapy affects the water in your body
How light therapy is still the “wild west” in terms of research for specific ailments
How we may see different benefits from different wavelengths
How we need to return to our roots - eat the foods we originally ate and get the light we originally got
There wouldn’t be a business for light therapy if there wasn’t a need
Their new device that measures and predicts light
How light therapy is just the beginning - it should be integrated into your lifestyle, not just with devices
How light penetrates your clothes
What he’s excited about for the future of light therapy
Watch the YouTube video of this episode here: https://youtu.be/-YZRqZM2NtY
Learn more about Alain Dijkstra & his team and what they are up to: Kaiyanmedical.com LinkedIn: Alain Dijkstra
IG: @kaiyan.medical IG: @clastres.design
To learn more about red light therapy and shop for the highest-quality red light therapy products, visit www.biolight.shop