6 Ways Winter Affects Your Health

Winter does more than just raise your heating bill and chill your bones. It can have an effect on both your physical and mental health. Get examples—plus links to more information on how to deal with them—below. 1. Winter makes some people SAD The short, dark days of winter can lead to seasonal affective disorder … Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Beyond the Winter Blues

For some, spring seems like a distant dream during the short, dark days of winter — and not just because of biting cold or impending storms. These people suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a distinct type of depression, says clinical psychologist Beth G. Dixon, PsyD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Behavioral Health. How can … Read More