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Getting SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is a syndrome

Getting SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is a syndrome

We often face some situations in our life that makes our mind depressing and gloomy. This may be because of the day’s situation, which makes our life much boring and causes us to spend the time in bed or to read a book by the fireplace, in the winter time. It is seen in case of many people who gets distressed at different times of the day, mainly during the winter time when there is less daylight. Especially during the day time of winter, these people are found to stay with a gloomy face and mind and this condition is also reflected in their behavior. Doctors and physicians refer this syndrome as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). This is a form of medical depression that is proven scientifically. Almost every people gets SAD but its level of seriousness varies in different people. In case of some grave cases it requires special medical therapy.

Indications and treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder

As per research it has been found that Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is very common in people residing in the places lying in the upper latitudes of the globe. These zones receive less amount of daylight and this is in fact the prime reason for causing this disorder in the people living here. But still, there is a matter of disagreement among doctors regarding this cause. However, many of them agrees that hormonal transformations takes place in the human body because of the dearth of daylight, which cases a certain kind of mental depression that leads to sadness and fatigue.

One of the major symptoms of mild sadness is found in those, who take up extreme exercises and workouts that require physical labor. Many people are also found to engage themselves in outdoor projects, assignments and endeavors. This behavior is exhibited during the bight and clear days at the time of winter season. Such activities and exercises in the open-air seem to ward off gloominess.

In many severe cases of sadness, the patient is subjected to Light Treatment that involves the patient to get exposed to a glaring light-box. About 85% cases are found to be healed successfully through this type of treatment, and the results are visible in a week after that. However in some cases the patients who are said to be suffered with ‘sadness’ are prescribed antidepressant drugs.

Apart from this, excessively severe cases of sadness are also common, and the patients are subjected to negative air ionization therapy and cognitive treatment.

That is why those people who think that they are affected with similar depressions and sadness, should consult a physician or any specialist without wasting any time.

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