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Tidbits of Wisdom
As fall brings along shorter days and longer nights (less sunlight), some suffer from
SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER.
According to the Mayo Clinic, "Seasonal affective disorder" (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons. SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. In most cases, seasonal affective disorder symptoms appear during late fall or early winter and go away during the sunnier days of spring and summer."
Signs and symptoms of SAD may include:
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