Preventing the Winter Blues: The Importance of Vitamin D
There’s something about the autumn and winter months that can leave many people feeling run down and depressed. And it’s not just the cold, wet weather! The reduced exposure to sunlight during the winter months, and the resulting lack of vitamin D, can have a big impact on our mood. Although these symptoms may not seem like much to worry about initially, those suffering from seasonal affective disorder can feel trapped inside their homes during the long winter months and may find they have difficulty functioning normally at work or school due to their lack of energy and motivation. In this blog, we’ll explain a few ways we can help combat the winter blues!
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
What causes SAD?
But it's not just about spending time outdoors…
So what can we do to prevent SAD?
Below are a few tips to help keep your vitamin D levels steady during the wintertime: