Monday, January 10, 2011
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Are you one of those people that experience a serious mood change when the seasons change? Do you feel the need to sleep too much, have little energy, and crave sweets and starchy foods? Feel depressed? Then you might have a condition known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
This is a link to a terrific article that explains alot about this condition. I found it really interesting to read, and it explains about the use of light therapy with seasonal affective disorder:
I did not get much relief with light therapy, but I do feel better when I go outside. Even when it is cloudy out, like today, a few moments in natural light make my brain feel alive.