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S.A.D. - January 26th 2018, 08:55 PM

Hi! I've had seasonal affective disorder (SAD) for quite a few years now, it always gets to me during the fall and the winter. It's been kicking in hardcore of late, and I was wondering if anyone else has is, and if so ways to make it a bit better? Usually the depression that comes with it comes out of no where and only lasts for a few hours, but I've had it last days sometimes.
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Re: S.A.D. - January 28th 2018, 09:26 AM

My cousin has S.A.D as well, and it's super horrid in winter. She has those artificial summer lights and it does help her a bit. Have you tried looking into those?

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Re: S.A.D. - January 28th 2018, 01:45 PM

So i do not hace sad, but a lot of people that do have it, have said that they get the sun light(like Del said) and it does help them.

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Re: S.A.D. - January 28th 2018, 04:14 PM

Thank you dudes! <3 I haven't really looked into a sun light, but maybe it'd help me out. I'll check it out later
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Re: S.A.D. - January 29th 2018, 04:21 PM


The sunlight is supposed to be a great way to deal with S.A.D. I don't have S.A.D but I have been asked to consider using one because they are supposed to help, overall, and because I do tend to get a bit more sad/depressed during certain periods so my old therapist thought it might help.

If you have the option, it might be helpful to get in with a therapist during the times that you are dealing with your sadness/depression. So, if you know it comes on around the winter time maybe you could start working with a counselor around that time? I know there are some counselors who will keep a patient and let them come in when they are needing a bit more help. So, it is possible that a counselor would be willing to work with your S.A.D.

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