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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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Winter got you feelin’ blue?


It’s that time of year, when twinkle lights make houses and trees sparkle, smiling snowmen stand proud on front lawns and everyone salesperson and random stranger wishes you a happy holiday — and yet, you feel anything but. For many, it’s a funk that’ll pass, and for many people it is; for others, the mood […]

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Do You Need a Vitamin D Supplement?


Vitamin D provides a wide range of health benefits. It is effective in preventing rickets and treating other bone diseases such as osteoporosis. According to the Mayo Clinic, getting enough vitamin D may prevent high blood pressure and protect against certain types of cancer. It may also promote weight loss for women. A growing body of research links heart health to sufficient […]

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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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Stressed?


Fall seems to have started all over the U.S. and many are starting to get their light boxes out. Even though many are starting to get back into their light therapy routine, sometimes you need a quick stress reliever. The Mayo Clinic offers their Top 10 Stress Relievers: Get Active Meditate Laugh Connect Assert yourself Do […]

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