Friday, August 23, 2019

If a SAD person sleeps with the bedroom window covered to block night street lights, will their ability to wake in the morning be...

A reader asks:  If a SAD person sleeps with the bedroom window covered to block night street lights, will their ability to wake in the...

I am a flight attendant, so my sleep patterns are erratic. My work schedules are also varied — sometimes working early mornings and other...

A reader asks: I am a flight attendant, so my sleep patterns are erratic. My work schedules are also varied -- sometimes working early mornings...

I believe I have SAD as I know my body and mind respond favorably during summer months and I get depressed when we lose...

A reader asks:  I believe I have SAD as I know my body and mind respond favorably during summer months and I get depressed when...

There’s no magic about the date of time change. Some people with SAD, or those with the less severe winter doldrums, begin to feel...

A reader asks:  There's no magic about the date of time change. Some people with SAD, or those with the less severe winter doldrums, begin...

I experience advanced sleep phase disorder (ASPD) in addition to SAD. …

A reader asks: I experience advanced sleep phase disorder (ASPD) in addition to SAD. My understanding of SAD is to treat it with morning light....

I recently took your very interesting and informative on-line questionnaires. The feedback was that I probably have a mild to moderate depression with strong...

A reader asks:  I recently took your very interesting and informative on-line questionnaires. The feedback was that I probably have a mild to moderate depression...

Can you tell me if sunbeds help in treatment of seasonal affective disorder?

A reader asks:  Can you tell me if sunbeds help in treatment of seasonal affective disorder? Answer: The provisional, but strong answer is No! The essence of...

I suffer from a VERY serious condition of summer depression. Each year around this time (April) I start to become very worried about the...

A reader asks:  I suffer from a VERY serious condition of summer depression. Each year around this time (April) I start to become very worried...

Are light visors effective in treating SAD? I have found one that emits 2500 lux. Is this light output strong enough to counteract SAD?

A reader asks: Are light visors effective in treating SAD? I have found one that emits 2500 lux. Is this light output strong enough to...

 My daughter has been diagnosed with SAD and has purchased a light box which is helping her with waking and sleeping. She is 22...

A reader asks:  My daughter has been diagnosed with SAD and has purchased a light box which is helping her with waking and sleeping. She...

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