Whether you reside in a harsh winter environment, work long overtime hours in an office cubicle, or suffer from mood disorders like depression. TaoTronics Therapy lamps can help you to reduce the seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and improve the mood considerably.
1. What is SAD?
SAD is Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons. It is prevalent in the fall and winter seasons. SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year.
2. Does led light therapy help with sad?
In the brain, there is a protein called SERT that transports serotonin to the presynaptic neuron from the synaptic cleft. It plays a major role in serotonin regulation, affecting mood and depression. Therapy lamps can used to the winter-pattern SAD occurs when there’s a shortage of sunlight. Higher SERT levels prevent proper serotonin functioning. More detail.
3. What are the symptoms of spring and summer SAD？
Some SAD symptoms are specific to the summer and spring seasons. This type of SAD is referred to as summer depression and its symptoms include:
Insomnia, Poor appetite, Weight loss, Increased anxiety, agitation, and occasionally violent behavior
4. What are the symptoms of fall and winter SAD?
The type of SAD that occurs during fall and winter is known as winter depression. Its symptoms include Oversleeping, Increased cravings for sugary foods and carbohydrates, Rapid weight gain, Lasting tiredness, arms and, legs feel heavy, Social withdrawal, A huge drop in energy levels and physical activity.
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