How do I manage my seasonal affective disorder on a daily basis?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can have a significant impact on your life, but there are ways you can manage the disorder from day to day. It's important to follow doctors' advice regarding treatment such as medication and therapy. Herbal supplements, exercise, and massage may also help relieve some of the stress or chemical imbalances that are causing your symptoms. However, the disorder can still affect all aspects of your life, including your emotional and mental health. It's important to find ways to cope with these challenges, so seeking counseling, socializing, or even traveling may all be helpful.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) refers to a type of depression that occurs around the same time every year, usually around the fall and winter months. SAD may sometimes coexist with bipolar disorder and depression. People with S...

AD may become depressed, sleep excessively, withdraw from friends and family and experience low energy. However treatments like light therapy, a healthy diet, consumption of omega-3s and counseling can all help combat these symptoms.

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