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The Many Names of SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that tends to hit during the short cold days of winter or the long hot days of summer. There are many different names for Seasonal Affective Disorder: SAD Seasonal Depression Winter Blues Winter Depression Spring Depression Summertime Sadness Summer Depression No matter what you call it, Seasonal […]

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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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SAD In The Work Place

Every year, people all over the world suffer from seasonal depression. While working with depression, it can be very difficult to get everyday tasks done. Light Therapy is the perfect way to treat your Seasonal Affective Disorder without taking medications. With a light box, you can get your bright light therapy while you are checking […]

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Winter Makes Us SAD

During the winter, the days are shorter and time spent outdoors seems to diminish. It takes a lot more time to be able to go outside due to jackets, scarves, gloves and boots which means many people tend to avoid it as much as possible. With less sunlight, everyday tasks seem to become impossible and […]

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Does Warm Weather Cure Seasonal Depression?

Warm weather seems to be blessing us earlier this year; but does that mean that your SAD symptoms will subside sooner? Honestly, it all depends on the sun. Symptoms of seasonal depression disorder occur when there is less sunlight and more darkness every day. Having warmer weather doesn’t always mean it is sunnier out. However, […]

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