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Do Pets Suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. With this winter hitting record breaking cold temperatures across much of th…

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4 Tricks to Outsmart the Winter Blues

Daylight Savings Time is upon us. That means the holiday season is coming, but that also brings along the cold, dark, shortened days of winter. For many people, this can be a depressing time of year; …

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6 Strategies to Avoid a Wintertime Heart Attack

Whatever their cause, heart symptoms should never be taken lightly—especially during the winter months. According to Cynthia Thaik, M.D., a cardiologist and member of the American College of Cardiolo…

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How To Make Your Autumn Awesome

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Fall is officially upon us. The days are getting shorter, the leaves are beginning to turn, and coffee shops have begun to churn out their much-anticipa…

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10 Tips To Improve Your Winter Mood

By Randy Fritz Don't Let SAD Get You Down In winter time when the days are short, many people (mostly women) suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD was once thought of as a "silly…

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, there are many other reasons to love these yummy vegetables.  Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 hel…

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10 Natural Ways to Ease Depression

If you are suffering from depression or seasonal depression, there are many natural options that can help.  Of course, you should always see a doctor as well. 1. Supplement with Vitamin D This v…

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Are You SAD? Natural Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Fall is here—and for many adults, so is seasonally triggered depression. As many as 10 percent of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or winter depression, especially in the North…

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Mid-Winter Mood Booster

It’s winter’s half-time, and even if Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, there are days and days of cloudy, grey coldness and snow storm-induced lockdown ahead for many of us. To keep hope ali…

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Keeping the Dark Days Bright

The days are getting shorter.  Fall has arrived in all its resplendent beauty.  While the changing colors are lovely, insufficient daylight may find you down in the dumps and more tired than usual. …

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