Do you find yourself sleeping too much, experiencing a loss of appetite and motivation or feeling irritable?
It could be the winter blues also known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD.
As much as 9 percent of the adult population can suffer from SAD in the northeast portion of the country compared to as low as 1 percent in Florida
such as not wanting to get out of bed in the morning and having a lack of energy to perform daily activities — are the same as for a major depressive disorder, but Reilly said those who have SAD are not as deeply impacted and can overcome it much easier.
increasing exercise and outdoor activity, changing their environment by painting or adding more color to their homes, or partaking in light therapy. full spectrum lights from hardware or any retail store that sells light bulbs and fixtures. In order to be effective, the lights must be 10,000 lumens and must hit the retina of the eye
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