Jordan – What is a seasonal emotional disorder and how can it be treated?


(MENAFN – Al Wakeel News) Some of us suffer from a type of depression called the US, which usually results from low temperatures, short days and late hours in winter.

The so-called "winter depression" can be comprehensive, in patients with a number of psychological symptoms, including irritability, mood swings and other symptoms.
People suffer from this type of depression during a certain period of the year, usually in winter, although some may suffer in the summer months.

Usually, mood changes are affected by changes in seasons when people are happy when the sun rises, and vice versa, when the weather is colder and in the rain.

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But EUL is a mental health disorder that can have a significant impact on life every day. According to a study published in 2014, 29% of Britons are affected by winter.

As with many psychiatric conditions, it is not possible to know the exact cause of the ECG, but there are many theories about why some have severe symptoms like others, including low concentrations of serotonin, body disorders, muscular dystroints and diet or drug changes.

They also believe that people with "winter depression" may have higher levels of melatonin, brain-producing hormones, which makes us feel tired, which can cause permanent exhaustion of energy.

Symptoms of the United States vary from individual to individual, but according to the British National Health Agency can include: persistent irritability, loss of pleasure in daily activities, feeling sleepy and prolonged sleep, and consumption of appetite and natural carbohydrates. Some people may suffer from guilt, despair, and worthlessness.

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– How can I diagnose "Seasonal Emotional Disorder"?

If you think that you have suffering from the United States, visit a doctor who will be able to ask your mood, eating habits, lifestyle, sleeping, and mood swings by changing seasonal disorders.

How is this disorder treated?
Large treatments include medical discussion, such as counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, and phototherapy, where patients are encouraged to purchase a light box that imitates exposure to the sun and is usually installed in the bedroom.

Some patients may be treated with antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors that are also used to treat panic disorder and certain types of phobias. These drugs work by increasing serotonin in the brain.

In addition, patients are encouraged to deal with their health by changing the way of life, such as regular physical exercise, healthy eating, as much natural sunlight as possible, trying to sit in the vicinity of windows and walk outside the house.
Source: independently


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