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10 Tips to Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder


Now that fall has begun, it is important for people to learn about seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and teach them preventative techniques as well as coping mechanisms to help manage the symptoms. SAD is form of depression that occurs around the same time every year, generally during the months of September to May. What are the symptoms […]

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6 Ways to Fight End-of Summer Blues


Summer is coming to an end. Feeling down around this time is quite common, especially for those of us who live in colder climates and can see the winter approaching. Here are 6 ways to fight those end-of-summer blues: #1. Get sunlight. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects up to 10% of people. You may not have full […]

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How Seasons Affect Moods


Most people experience some sort of change in their mood and behavior when the seasons turn. Shifts in the amount of available environmental light over the seasons may have a profound effect on your body chemistry. Some individuals notice a decrease in energy levels and require more sleep as the light decreases. Other potential behavioral […]

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SAD Lights Cure Depression


Ever wonder why you feel off during the winter season? You binge on food and feel like sleeping all the time. The wimpy-jumpy-and-hypersensitive you take over and you lack the energy and enthusiasm to do things – even getting in the sack! SAD light just might be the happy solution for your problem. You’re not […]

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Tips for Coping With Summer Depression


What can help you feel better? What can you do to make this summer different? Here are some tips on taking control of summer depression. Get help. It’s simple. If you think you’re getting depressed, no matter what time of year, get help. Talk to a therapist, like a psychiatrist, psychologist, or social worker. Never take […]

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