Winter depression is a seasonal “emotional disorder”. These are its causes

Winter depression is a seasonal “emotional disorder”. These are its causes
Winter depression is a seasonal “emotional disorder”. These are its causes

Al-Issa: Its symptoms include difficulty concentrating, prolonging sleep, and feeling tired

King Saud Medical City, represented by the Department of Mental Health, confirmed that winter causes depression of its own called winter depression, which is one of the seasonal affective disorders, a type of winter depression, due to a group of physiological changes related to brain chemistry associated with the weak effect of sunlight, which is accompanied by a decrease In the ratio of serotonin, a hormone of happiness that acts as an antidepressant.

The psychological therapist in the city, Nidaa Al-Issa, explained that one of the most important symptoms of depression is a set of physiological, psychological and social variables. Such as difficulty concentrating, a tendency to sleep for a long time, feeling tired or low in the energy level, a feeling of general heaviness, and a change in appetite, as well as weight gain and a sense of social rejection.

In order to get out of the state of winter depression, Al-Essa stressed the need to wake up early in the winter and be exposed to the longest time in the sun, as well as make sure to establish regular sports activity, and may sometimes need nutritional supplements known to the doctor as the hormone melatonin, as this hormone works in the evening, Its secretion increases in the dark, and it regulates the human life cycle in sleeping and waking up and adjusting the biological clock, and thus leads to an improvement in mood, and it is preferable to stay away from stress, anxiety and fear; Because this depression is temporary, and ends with the end of the winter season.

Al-Issa concluded, noting that some foods help to secrete this hormone; For example: bananas, chocolate, salmon; Because it contains high levels of serotonin and optimism; Because it has a strong impact on the feeling of happiness.

“Saud Medical”: Winter depression is a seasonal “emotional disorder.” These are its causes

Sabq electronic newspaper
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2021-11-25

King Saud Medical City, represented by the Department of Mental Health, confirmed that winter causes depression of its own called winter depression, which is one of the seasonal affective disorders, a type of winter depression, due to a group of physiological changes related to brain chemistry associated with the weak effect of sunlight, which is accompanied by a decrease In the ratio of serotonin, a hormone of happiness that acts as an antidepressant.

The psychological therapist in the city, Nidaa Al-Issa, explained that one of the most important symptoms of depression is a set of physiological, psychological and social variables. Such as difficulty concentrating, a tendency to sleep for a long time, feeling tired or low in the energy level, a feeling of general heaviness, and a change in appetite, as well as weight gain and a sense of social rejection.

In order to get out of the state of winter depression, Al-Essa stressed the need to wake up early in the winter and be exposed to the longest time in the sun, as well as make sure to establish regular sports activity, and may sometimes need nutritional supplements known to the doctor as the hormone melatonin, as this hormone works in the evening, Its secretion increases in the dark, and it regulates the human life cycle in sleeping and waking up and adjusting the biological clock, and thus leads to an improvement in mood, and it is preferable to stay away from stress, anxiety and fear; Because this depression is temporary, and ends with the end of the winter season.

Al-Issa concluded, noting that some foods help to secrete this hormone; For example: bananas, chocolate, salmon; Because it contains high levels of serotonin and optimism; Because it has a strong impact on the feeling of happiness.

25 November 2021 – 20 Rabi’ al-Akhir 1443

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Al-Issa: Its symptoms include difficulty concentrating, prolonging sleep, and feeling tired

King Saud Medical City, represented by the Department of Mental Health, confirmed that winter causes depression of its own called winter depression, which is one of the seasonal affective disorders, a type of winter depression, due to a group of physiological changes related to brain chemistry associated with the weak effect of sunlight, which is accompanied by a decrease In the ratio of serotonin, a hormone of happiness that acts as an antidepressant.

The psychological therapist in the city, Nidaa Al-Issa, explained that one of the most important symptoms of depression is a set of physiological, psychological and social variables. Such as difficulty concentrating, a tendency to sleep for a long time, feeling tired or low in the energy level, a feeling of general heaviness, and a change in appetite, as well as weight gain and a sense of social rejection.

In order to get out of the state of winter depression, Al-Essa stressed the need to wake up early in the winter and be exposed to the longest time in the sun, as well as make sure to establish regular sports activity, and may sometimes need nutritional supplements known to the doctor as the hormone melatonin, as this hormone works in the evening, Its secretion increases in the dark, and it regulates the human life cycle in sleeping and waking up and adjusting the biological clock, and thus leads to an improvement in mood, and it is preferable to stay away from stress, anxiety and fear; Because this depression is temporary, and ends with the end of the winter season.

Al-Issa concluded, noting that some foods help to secrete this hormone; For example: bananas, chocolate, salmon; Because it contains high levels of serotonin and optimism; Because it has a strong impact on the feeling of happiness.

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