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.
- Q What should I know to care for someone with seasonal affective disorder?
- Q How is dysthymia different from seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?
- Q How can I deal with the winter blahs?
- Q Does light therapy help treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?
- Q How do medications treat seasonal affective disorder?
- Q What is the rate of incidence for seasonal affective disorder?