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Summer Depression

Fibro Daily July 30, 2013

Mild forms of seasonal affective disorder can impact up to 1 in 5 people in the United States. Though seasonal affective disorder is most associated with the winter, there is also a summer-onset version. People can become depressed during the summer for a number of reasons, such as extra daylight hours effecting circadian rhythms, or general stresses brought on by the season, like body-image insecurity. Possible solutions for summer-onset SAD are avoiding bright sunlight, taking antidepressants, and keeping normal sleeping hours.

Read more: 12 signs you suffer from summer depression

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