Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Seasonal Affective Disorder

December 7, 2014 12:37 PM

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A new study led by experts from the University of Georgia shows that low levels of vitamin D is associated with increased risk of seasonal affective disorder. Vitamin D deficiency has been related to increased risk of asthma, cancer and chronic pain.

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects almost 10 percent of the United States population. This disorder usually begins in the fall, continuing all through the winter. Associated symptoms of this disorder include concentration issues, fatigue, irritabilit...

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