We are a military family

A reader asks: We are a military family that moves every three years. However, we all suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder...

I experience advanced sleep phase syndrome (ASPS) in addition to SAD. …

A reader asks: I experience advanced sleep phase syndrome (ASPS) in addition to SAD. My understanding of SAD is to treat...

I’d like to try a dawn simulator because I want to get up at 6 a.m. …

A reader asks:  I'd like to try a dawn simulator because I want to get up at 6 a.m., and the...

If one is sensitive to some fluorescent light — for example, I get migraines — can light boxes be used to treat SAD?

A reader asks:  If one is sensitive to some fluorescent light -- for example, I get migraines -- can light boxes...

My 12-year-old son was diagnosed with SAD when he was about eight. He has suffered since he was six, if not younger. I have...

A reader asks:  My 12-year-old son was diagnosed with SAD when he was about eight. He has suffered since he was...

I’ve been using light therapy for SAD for about a month and have found it tremendously helpful for my mood. …

A reader asks:  I've been using light therapy for SAD for about a month and have found it tremendously helpful for...

What is the impact of SAD on hormone levels, especially estrogens, prolactin, testosterone and luteinizing hormone? Is it possible that SAD reduces their levels?...

A reader asks: What is the impact of SAD on hormone levels, especially estrogens, prolactin, testosterone and luteinizing hormone? Is it...

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...

Can children under the age of two suffer from SAD? I have a 20-month-old grandson, and since he has been about three months old,...

A reader asks: Can children under the age of two suffer from SAD? I have a 20-month-old grandson, and since he...

I have at least some degree of depression on a year-round basis with a worsening in the winter months. …

A reader asks:  I have at least some degree of depression on a year-round basis with a worsening in the winter...

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