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Ever heard of the winter blues? This common phrase is used to describe that blah feeling that strikes during winter months when the weather is cold and the sky is gray in many parts of the country.
The reality is, the winter blues is a form of depression.
“When there is a shift in the season and our access to daylight, our bodies struggle to adjust to the new light and time frame,...
A good workout can boost mood, making it an ideal routine as the days get shorter and darker.
If you're one of the millions affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and you feel tired, unmotivated, down on life and crave carbs and sweets, staying active can help. An expert from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston offers some tips for maintaining an exercise routine.
As the daylight hours shrink, people's moods can wind up in the tank.
Rest assured, you're not alone. It's the SAD season for those affected by seasonal affective disorder. That's the depression, fatigue and withdrawal that shorter days and longer nights often bring.
“The seasonal mood change can come in different shapes and forms,” said
When summer turns to fall, the shorter days can cause some people to feel the "winter blues." Now one expert offers information on how to cope with seasonal depression, which comes during the cold, dark months of the year.
Also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the condition ca...
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Though the days are getting noticeably longer, if you're feeling down this winter, you might have a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
SAD, which typically begins as daylight shrinks in the fall, affects about 5% of U.S. adults. It's more common ...
If winter gets you down, you may have a form of depression called SAD.
That's short for seasonal affective disorder.
SAD brings on mood changes during fall and winter, when there is less sunlight, and symptoms typically ease up in the spring. But the...
As clocks are turned back an hour this weekend and it gets dark earlier, many people will begin grappling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
The disorder -- also known as winter or seasonal depression -- affects up to 5% of Americans, but rates are much higher in Northern U.S. states (10%) than in Southern states (1%).
"It helps to remember that these shortened, colder days are...
The COVID-19 pandemic can make mental health struggles even worse for some people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
SAD is a type of depression triggered by the shorter daylight hours and gray skies of winter. It causes symptoms such as overeating, social withdrawal and decreased energy.
Pandemic-related effects such as stress, anxiety and social isolation could make SAD even ...