Wednesday, October 23, 2019

I work in our local cancer research center. A lovely man comes in who may be suffering with SAD syndrome. 1. Should he first...

A reader asks:  I work in our local cancer research center. A lovely man comes in who may be suffering with SAD syndrome. 1. Should...

Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate overhead sunshine...

A reader asks: Living in upper New York State with low winter daylight, I wonder if flooding the house with overhead bright light to simulate...

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...

What is the likelihood that individuals with light sensitivity (photophobia) can also have SAD? …

A reader asks: What is the likelihood that individuals with light sensitivity (photophobia) can also have SAD? The fall/winter months have been consistently difficult for...

I seem to have reverse SAD–every year I get depressed in April and it gets worse until end of summer. I feel my best...

A reader asks: I seem to have reverse SAD--every year I get depressed in April and it gets worse until end of summer. I feel...

From what I gather, UV light is not a necessary component to help combat the symptoms of SAD or clinical depression. Is this correct?

A reader asks:  From what I gather, UV light is not a necessary component to help combat the symptoms of SAD or clinical depression. Is...

Do people who suffer from SAD usually have circadian rhythms that are somewhat “off”? …

A reader asks: Do people who suffer from SAD usually have circadian rhythms that are somewhat "off"? I am just curious since you have said...

This may sound strange: Is there an opposite disorder to SAD where sunlight actually depresses you? …

A reader asks:  This may sound strange: Is there an opposite disorder to SAD where sunlight actually depresses you? I've struggled with sunlight for about...

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...

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...

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