Health Tip of the Week: SAD and the winter blues

Health Tip of the Week: SAD and the winter blues

The short days and long nights of winter can lead to depression in people who are sensitive to a lack of sunlight. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a diagnosis made by mental health professionals for people who are seriously affected. However, almost everyone can be affected by the lack of light to some degree. You may feel less energetic, need more sleep and have a sadder mood this time of year. Getting outdoors during the daytime and getting plenty of exercise can help.

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