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3 Ways to Cope with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

In the midst of the post-holiday slump, you may be feeling the effects of the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a common seasonal depression triggered by shorter and darker days, affects about 6% of the U.S. population, according to Norman E. Rosenthal, MD, National Institutes of Mental Health (NIH), especially those of […]

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The Many Faces of Depression: The Types & Symptoms

Send to Kindle According to MediLexicon, depression is “A mental disorder characterized by sustained depression of mood, anhedonia, sleep and appetite disturbances, and feelings of worthlessness, guilt, and hopelessness.” It’s hard to get through one day without seeing or hearing the word “depression.” Many people use it incorrectly or as a joke, but for many […]

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Serotonin – It’s Good Mood Food!

Send to Kindle What if I told you the food you eat can affect your mood? Yes, there’s a definite correlation between your food and your mood! We recently hosted Tina Wankey, MS, Mental Health Therapist, from Affinity Health Systems to speak on the topic of Food On Mood. Her educational and enlightening presentation made […]

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