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Might Be Time To Talk With Your Doctor.

With colder temperatures and sunsets before 5 p.m., winter can lead to many people feeling less energetic and maybe even a little anxious. For some, these symptoms become severe. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that was first recognized by health professionals in the 1980s, said Jim Jones. He is a a licensed […]

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Blue Monday

The Monday of the last full week in January is now popularly known as “Blue Monday”. It is considered to be the most depressing day of the year and, apparently, there is even a special formula used to establish this depressing phenomenon. For some of us, it could be the Christmas credit card bill landing […]

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Have You Been Feeling SAD This Winter?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that affects many people, especially women, during the winter months when there is less natural sunlight. For most with SAD, the depression generally lifts during spring and summer. More importantly, SAD is treatable with a variety of methods, including light therapy, psychotherapy, or medication. A more […]

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Daylight Saving 2011: How Time Change Affects Our Health

At 2 a.m. Sunday morning, we finally recaptured that lost hour of sleep from last March as we marked the end of daylight saving time. And for the¬†47 million Americans¬†who are sleep deprived, that extra hour is a chance to literally make up for lost time. “This is one of those weekends we should really […]

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S.A.D. Lights

There are different ways you can reschedule your Sleep with the help of light treatment: The principle behind light therapy for Sleep is that exposure to light in the morning advances the sleep phase, whereas light in the evening delays it. The key is to time light therapy according to your internal clock, not the […]

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