There is no  known cure for  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), 

but therapies and treatment can help you manage symptoms.

Use a lamp that emits full-spectrum light or a dawn simulator to simulate the natural light of dawn.

Try Light Therapy.

Get a CBT Counselor.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treats anxiety and depression. 

CBT helps break cycles of negative thoughts and moods by teaching us new ways of thinking and acting.

Many medications can treat seasonal affective disorder.  They include popular antidepressants and SSRIs.

Take  Medicine.

Regular exercise is a good  way to fight off fatigue and sluggishness. Give your body some much-needed Vitamin D which improves mood.

Exercise  Often.

A balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help boost your spirits. 

Eat Healthy.

Stick to foods with fiber and protein over sugars and carbohydrates.

Caffeine and alcohol can aggravate symptoms of SAD, especially during the winter when sunlight is scarce.

Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol.

Feel better with at least 7 hours of sleep per night.

Sleep  Enough

If you struggle with insomnia, talk to your doctor about options for improving your nightly rest.

Follow a Routine

Healthy habits will keep you going despite SAD symptoms.

Set simple daily goals at the start of each day and try to follow a schedule leading up to bedtime.

SAD Affects Millions of Americans Each Year 

Take a closer look at seasonal affective disorder and how it may affect you.