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Chemical Reasons for SAD


Sometimes known as the “winter blues,” people most commonly experience Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, during the fall or winter, when days grow shorter and there is less direct sunlight. Research has supported the use of light therapy in treating SAD, but the precise biochemical relationship between the onset and treatment of SAD remains unclear. […]

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Winter Blues & Vitamin D


Overview The environment can affect a person’s mood. Many people have an elevated mood during the spring and summer but experience sadness or feel down during the fall and winter. For some, feelings of sadness affect daily functioning. Remedies to help curb winter depression include lifestyle changes and supplements. Consult a medical professional before taking […]

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