Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of Depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of Depression that comes and goes within a seasonal pattern. Symptoms tend to develop in Autumn but become more severe throughout December, January and February with symptoms improving and disappearing moving into spring and summer.
At Aesthetics of Liverpool we are able to provide treatment to help improve symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder and lift mood.
There are a variety of theories surrounding SAD but it is mainly linked to reduced exposure to sunlight during the autumn and winter months.
The main theory is that the lack of sunlight effects a part of the brain called the ‘Hypothalamus’ from working properly. This can effect the following: