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7 Simple Treatments for SAD

7 Treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) 1. Get plenty of natural sunlight: Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder are triggered by lack of exposure to light. Take a daily walk or exercise outdoors, both are proven mood lifters. 2. Purchase a light box: The light box provides a measured amount of balanced spectrum light equivalent to […]

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Easy Ways to Get Your Daily Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for bone health. Recent research suggests it may have other benefits, too, such as protecting against colds and fighting depression. The good news is that most people get enough vitamin D, according to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). However, if you don’t spend enough time in the sun or if your […]

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5 Foods That Help You Sleep

Still having some problems sleeping? Fight insomnia with foods that help you to sleep. Check out the informative Yahoo article about insomnia fighting foods that help you to sleep. 5 Foods That Help You Sleep By Melanie Haiken, Caring.com Should you let yourself have that midnight snack if you’re having trouble sleeping and you think […]

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Sometimes it’s more than cabin fever.

More and more newspapers and news stations are doing stories or reports on Seasonal Affective Disorder and the winter blues. Here is an article that a station in Georgia did a couple of days ago: Does weather affect your mood? ALBANY,  GA (WALB)- Southwest Georgia has been off to a wet and dreary start for the […]

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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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