Seasonal affective disorder: Three signs to look for now the nights are drawing in

According to doctor Nighat, supplementing with vitamin D may also prove beneficial, although evidence attesting to the direct benefits is inconclusive.

“Vitamin D can be a possible mood reliever,” she noted.

The TV doc also advised pulling your curtains back to increase light exposure while indoors.

How to diagnose SAD

Although the condition is difficult to diagnose, you can take a questionnaire to assess your risk.

The Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire (SPAQ) is a brief, self-administered screening tool for SAD.

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