SAD

I miss the sun, light, and warmth. Depression plays a big role during these winter months. When I have to get up, go about doing my daily activities, somebody inside me asks Why bother? — Peter Allan Bekke

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6 Ways to Defeat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

SAD is a mood disorder, and although it is generally thought of as a winter problem, it can also occur in other seasons. The major distinction between SAD and other forms of depression is that it occurs at the same time every year, for at least two years, and there's a remission of symptoms off-season. It usually begins in the fall in anticipation of the long, cold winter and lasts until early spring. 

During this time peoples' energy levels are low, there's a tendency to isolate and oversleep. People may have difficulty concentrating and feel hopeless.  People suffering from SAD also may lose interests in things they typically enjoy and crave carbohydrates, thus putting on weight. 

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