Do you know, winter blues syndrome?

YES, seasons can affect our mood.
winter blues syndrome

Rate this:

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder subset in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year exhibit depressive symptoms at the same time each year, most commonly in the winter. The condition in the summer can include heightened anxiety.

Reasons may be –Shorter daylight, Body clock, Changes in hormone levels in the body- low secretion of sleep hormone melatonin and/ or mood-regulating chemical serotonin in the brain.

Solutions –  Eat properly during the winter, Get more daylight, Be active- Go for 30 minutes of exercise or walk during the day time, take regular Medication if prescribed any for this syndrome and Light therapy.


courtesy -wikipedia

13 thoughts on “Do you know, winter blues syndrome?

  1. I used to work indirectly with someone who had SAD…I think it’s fair to say that when she used to have up to three months off work every year that sympathy wasn’t very widespread though…very hard to understand or appreciate such things.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s