7 quotes that sum up seasonal affective disorder

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According to the NHS, Seasonal Affective Disorder is:

a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern.

NHS, Overview of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Symptoms include:

  • ongoing low mood
  • a loss of pleasure or interest in daily activities
  • irritability
  • feelings of despair, guilt and worthlessness
  • lacking in energy and feeling sleepy during the day
  • sleeping for longer than normal and finding it hard to get up in the morning
  • craving carbohydrates and gaining weight
  • difficulty concentrating
  • decreased sex drive

Here are 7 quotes that sum up SAD.

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Some people aren’t made for winter

Winter is known as the gloomiest season due to the weather it brings, but if you find yourself feeling lower than usual, there could be a reason why.

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a kind of depression that has its onset during different seasons of the year. Most people tend to be affected during winter but it can occur in summer too. People who suffer from SAD tend to experience symptoms of depression more during the winter months.

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