Monthly Archives: December 2018

SAD Winter Blues

2018-12-21T20:50:13-04:00

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is when depression worsens with changing seasons. 10%-20% of depression sufferers are affected in this way. It is not yet fully understood how these changes affect mental health but most theories involve sleep patterns, thyroid levels, and melatonin - a chemical released in the body to signal sleepiness.

SAD Winter Blues2018-12-21T20:50:13-04:00
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