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TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those

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How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

Our moods change with the seasons, especially as we move from fall into winter. It may not appear such a dramatic shift, but our mental and physical states can be greatly affected by this transition.  Seasonal affective disorder (S.A.D.) affects around 10 million Americans yearly, and many cases go unreported.

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