If you suffer from seasonal affective disorder, you don’t need to wait for longer days to get some relief.
Most of us welcome the sun’s effect on our mood, especially after a stretch of gray days. But for some people, reduced daylight during fall and winter months can bring on full-blown depression. For them, bright sunlight may represent more than a nice change in the weather: It can have therapeutic benefits. Exposure to the right kind of light, whether indoors or out, is the first-line therapy for alleviating the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
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