Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Prepare for the winter ahead of time. It is recommended that between the beginnings of October to mid November, take a trip somewhere there is warm and sunny. You may not be able to get to your favorite vacation spot, or the ideal tropical destination, but if you can find a place not too far away from you that are scenic and sunny, go. Your body naturally needs the sun’s rays to stay give your energy and keep you healthy.

The sun provides the body with Vitamin D, a vitamin that is essential to strong bones and a healthy mood. treat season affective disorder with fitness related activities. Exercise at least 3 to 4 times a week to keep your brain active and alert. Sure, exercise can prevent winter weight gain, but fitness can also reduce seasonal affective disorder (SAD) because it boost serotonin levels in the brain, or the happy chemical, that releases in the brain, reducing stress and depression.Take at least 600 milligrams of fish oil supplements per day. Fish oil supplements are great when you don’t get enough essential fatty acid, omega 3, into your diet. Also take 500 milligrams of vitamin C three to four times daily to rejuvenate your mind.

Stay hydrated by drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day. Low levels of B-complex have also been linked to depression — simply taking a daily B complex supplement may help in making sure your body is getting the nutrition it needs.   Try yoga, acupuncture and acupressure to relieve depression symptoms. These ancient Chinese methods of treating depression are highly recommended and very effective.

The reason why these treatments are highly effective is because they treat the ROOT of the problem, not just the symptoms that medications treat. They can clear energy that has become blocked due to changes in the brain’s neurotransmitters. This can decrease brain concentration, and serotonin levels. Find a holistic treatment in your area to learn more about treating depression naturally. Seek out a doctor if depression symptoms worsen and thoughts of suicide occur. They may be able to prescribed anti-depressant medication even if it is just to treat seasonal affective disorder.

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