light therapy

Three Remedies for Seasonal Affective Disorder

In alternative medicine, there are many natural remedies to help treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). SAD is a depressive disorder that is triggered by the change in the season, most commonly the change to fall and winter. All forms of depression limit a person’s ability to live their life to the fullest extent. People with this disorder tend to experience any number of symptoms such as fatigues, anxiety, irritability, changes in eating patterns, and a lack interest in activities they once enjoyed.

Light Therapy

A lack of exposure to sunlight is often thought to trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder. By increasing your exposure to light during the winter months, you can help to stave off the depression that accompanies the Seasonal Affective Disorder. Get as much natural light as possible by spending time outside or even by sitting in a … Read More

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