And just like that, Fall is here. As we transition from long hot days to shorter cooler days, some people may find themselves feeling more anxious and depressed. Lower levels of serotonin from the reduction of exposure to sunlight can be one of the causes.
Ease Your Seasonal Blues with 5 Essential Tips Seasonal Affective Disorder is very common in areas like the Pacific Northwest. SAD, a major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern, typically comes around in autumn when there’s less light and ends around March or April. I moved from the sunshine state of California and have found…
For many, summer is a time for a vacation. For people who suffer from pain, depression, or a host of chronic difficulties, summer may not provide any break.
The holidays are here and it’s the happiest time of the year! Except the holiday season is also known for higher rates of depression and suicide. This seems like conflicting information during this time of year, but it’s pretty accurate. However, few people stop to think about what influences these statistics. Here are some ideas that may be contributing to the phenomenon.