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Children with SAD


People all over the globe suffer from seasonal depression, and that includes children. Many people believe that kids are all full of energy but that’s not always the case. All over the world children suffer from depression, including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). With SAD comes loss of energy, low mood and usually an increase in […]

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Light Therapy – Not just for SAD


Many people believe that light therapy is only used to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), however, there are many uses for a light box. The most common use is for depression. A light therapy box is used to create a chemical reaction in your brain that aids in the production of serotonin. Serotonin, also known […]

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Benefits of Sunshine


Sunshine is a very important part of everyday life and many people don’t get enough of it. No matter what the weather is like, getting outside for at least 30 minutes a day can provide many health benefits. One of the¬†obvious health benefits provided by the sun is vitamin D. When someone has a vitamin […]

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Preventing SAD


When the seasons start to change, Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms start to present themselves. For someone that suffers from SAD, you’ll want to make changes before symptoms start in order to prevent your depression from setting in. Here are some depression prevention ideas to ward off those unwanted seasonal depression symptoms. Light Therapy – a […]

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Winter SAD vs Summer SAD


Seasonal Affective Disorder is very common in the fall and winter while summer SAD is not as well known. During the cold fall months, many people start to feel signs of depression including sleepiness, eating lots of carbs and not having the energy to get out of bed. Then, when the flowers start to bloom, […]

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