Seasonal affective disorder

December 6, 2014 7:37 PM

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Seasonal affective disorder

If you start feeling blue when the lakes become icy white, you are not alone. Those blues may likely be seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a psychological condition that results in depression. It is normally provoked by seasonal change with adults typically experiencing the condition in winter.

About 80 percent of SAD sufferers are women, but this disorder affects men and children as well. Health experts have also found that, not only is age 23 the average age when patients begin to notice the symptoms of this disorder, but the farther away from the equator we get, the more likely we will ...

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