Seasonal Affective Disorder

What are the symptoms?

While SAD affects people differently, symptoms most commonly begin in October or November and end in March or April. However, it's possible to experience symptoms before or after this time.

In general, there are two types of SAD: wintertime and summertime.

Symptoms of wintertime SAD include:

daytime fatigue difficulty concentrating
feelings of hopelessness increased irritability
lack of interest in social activities lethargy
reduced sexual interest unhappiness
weight gain

Symptoms of summertime SAD include:

agitation difficulty sleeping
increased restlessness lack of appetite
weight loss

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