Snow got you down? How do you know when a seasonal slump is a more serious problem?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a category of depression that emerges in particular seasons of the year. Symptoms include: a depressed mood, feelings of hopelessness, a lack of energy, difficulty concentrating, changes in sleep and appetite, a loss of pleasure in activities you once loved, and even thoughts of death or suicide. Additionally, in the winter one may experience, Heaviness in arms and legs, Frequent oversleeping,Cravings for carbohydrates/weight gain, Relationship problems.
What treatments might work for me? Therapy, light therapy, medication, exercise, make sure to get plenty of sleep, relaxation techniques etc. If you can relate, share in the comments section and get the conversation going. - 2 hours ago