Life naturally slows down in winter. The days grow shorter, light becomes scarce, and we respond by planting ourselves in front of the television or hiding under the covers to stay warm. But 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. Most people notice SAD symptoms starting in the fall & increasing during the winter months..." -Psycom.net
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Winter Blues Symptoms can include: insomnia, sleepiness or sleeping more than usual,
difficulty getting up in the morning, increased appetite & carbohydrate cravings which can lead to weight gain,
brain fog or difficulty concentrating, feeling more tired than usual, depression, anxiety,
lack of motivation and loss of interest in or pleasure doing things you normally enjoy.