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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Autumn is a wonderful time of the year with changing vibrant colours, crisp days and cool nights.

Although the change of season is magnificent, it also brings a rapid shift in daylight resulting in shorter days which can have a major impact on the well-being of some people.

These shorter days can lead to changes in mood, increased stress levels, sleep problems and depression and these symptoms are commonly referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

The human body was designed to live in harmony with sunlight. We evolved under natural sunlight and we need natural sunlight in order to stay healthy. Sunshine helps in the formulation of vitamin D and also assists in setting biological rhythms.

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