The SAD Season is Upon Us Shorter Days Triggering Seasonal Affective Disorder

Source: Loyola University Health System Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression triggered by shorter days and reduced light. “We are in the midst of the full-blown SAD season,” said said Loyola Medicine psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD. Seasonal affective disorder affects between three and five percent of the …

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7 Ways Women Can Enjoy More Energy in Winter

It’s early February, but already I’m feeling it. Are you? It’s that draggy, tired, “blah” feeling that winter can bring. Many areas of the country have experienced some pretty severe winter storms, with one coming right after the other, giving us little time to recover in between. I know I’ve …

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Shining Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

The days are short, the sun is losing at hide and seek, and you’ve been feeling depressed but don’t know why. It could be that these things are all related. If you’ve experienced two or more consecutive years of seasonal depression, you could have Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Symptoms …

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