Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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Jan 25
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Do you often feel tired and sad around fall and winter?

Are you:

  • Feeling lethargic?
  • Sleeping too much?
  • Craving carbs a lot?
  • Losing interest in things you love?

You may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Discorder - or SAD.

You're not the only one.

0.5-3% of the world's population experiences SAD when the weather gets cooler near fall.

Causes

There are many different reasons one might be experiencing SAD. It occurs because of a change in your:

  • circadian rhythm
  • serotonin levels and
  • melatonin levels

Treatment

You can treat SAD  by seeing a therapist, and scheduling an appointment with your doctor just before the weather starts to turn. 

You can get help to teach you how to

  • regulate your emotions
  • manage your habitual tendencies
  • get loads of vitamin D and other supplements

Seek professional help to get through SAD with ease this fall. Our experts at Heal 360 are at your disposal if you ever need to talk to someone about regulating your body’s - and, by extension, your mind’s - natural processes.