October 3, 2011

Seasonal Affective DisorderIn late autumn, as the days are getting shorter and shorter, and rainy weather starts dominating, many of us begin feeling upset, pessimistic, depressed, weak, or too much stressed out. It is a very common phenomenon known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression which usually takes place in winter, and rarely – in summer. Seasonal changes are linked not only to environmental changes, but also to slowed down metabolism, hormonal shifts and muscle pains, loss of appetite, chronic insomnia and other quite disturbing symptoms. I guess, you know what I am talking about… Read the rest of this entry »