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10 WAYS TO BEAT THE WINTER BLUES

10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Shorter days and dramatic dips in temperature cause more people who live further north of the equator to suffer from the winter blues or an even more severe type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder “SAD.”  SAD symptoms usually appear in the fall and last through winter.  Some of those symptoms include:

A decrease in sexual libido
Overeating
Changes in sleep pattern
Feelings of sadness and hopelessness
Loss of interest in activities that you normally enjoy

Dr. Frank Lipman shares 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues on bewell.com.  He suggests getting regular doses of natural sunlight and avoiding alcohol. Eating smart and supplementing wisely along with outdoor exercise are also effective ways to help combat the winter blues. For Dr. Lipman’s full list of 10 Ways to Beat the winter Blues, click here.

Always seek the advice of your physician or a qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read online.

 

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Author:Miss Metropolitan Junkie

Hi! I'm Miss Metropolitan Junkie. I’m a New York City based travel and lifestyle writer. I’m also an entrepreneur. I own an online boutique called shopmissmj.com. I'm an Island Hopper and a food lover! Join me on my journey xoxo

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