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Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

The turning of the leaves and the shortening of days often denotes the arrival of holidays, ski season, and other merry occasions. For some, however, the changing of seasons indicates the onset of an almost inexplicable gloom. This influence of seasons on mood has been labeled Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more commonly known as seasonal depression. This subset of depression usually occurs in the winter months though there is a rare occurrence of SAD in the summer months. Symptoms often include hypersomnia, cravings, weight gain, low energy, and social withdrawal. Risk factors comprise of a family history of SAD and living far from the equator where day/night hours change drastically. A

Gratitude and the Brain

Our last article focused on Neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to self heal after an injury, by allowing it to morph and change. The brain’s healing is similar to the healing of a muscle: the more you use it, stretch it and activate it in the right way, the better and faster it will heal. The same rule applies to the neuronal pathways of your brain. Because so many different parts of your brain can be affected by an injury, using any methods such as meditation and positivity/gratitude journals can boost your brain’s ability to heal faster. In a study done at the University of Miami and the University of California at Davis researchers randomly assigned students into 3 different categori

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The Neuro Clinic is located on the bottom floor.

Address: 1175 E. 3200 North, Lehi, UT, 84043
Dr. Oliver: 801-682-3522
Fax: 801-341-8104
Email: office@neurocliniclehi.com

Hours

Mon-Tues, Thurs: 9am-5pm

Wed: 11am-7pm

Fri: 9am-2pm

Sat-Sun: Closed

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