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Seasonal Affective Disorder Is Very Real

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Seasonal Affective Disorder can cause lethargic feelings, depression and anxiety for up to half the year. Sunlight is a key ingredient in creating Vitamin D in our body which help to regulate mood. Hypnosis can help you boost your energy levels naturally and combat Seasonal Affect Disorder (aka “Winter Depression”)

According to the Mayo Clinic, most people having Seasonal Affective Disorder (aka, winter depression) have symptoms that start in the fall and continue into winter months.  Seasonal Affective Disorder causes depression during months with lower amounts of sunlight.  People who work at night or who work long hours in buildings with few windows can experience Seasonal Affective Disorder year-round.  Other people can experience Seasonal Affect Disorder during extended times of overcast weather.

Seasonal affective disorder can make you feel lethargic, depressed, irritable and introverted.  Common effects include insomnia, overeating at meals and taking in excessive carbs, sugar and junk food in general.

What causes Seasonal Affective Disorder or “Winter Depression?”

Seasonal Affective Disorder is caused by a chemical imbalance caused by the decrease in the body’s intake of light during daylight hours.  The brain’s chemical melatonin plays a large role in regulating mood.  The brain creates greater quantities when it is dark.  During the fall and winter, the earth receives less sunlight during each day.  An increase in melatonin causes symptoms of sleepiness, depression, lethargic body parts and makes it more difficult to carry out daily tasks that normally require lots of energy and activity.

For some, Seasonal Affective Disorder is the beginning of a cycle of depression that lasts for half of each year.

Hypnosis reduces symptoms of Seasonal Affect Disorder

Become more and more focused on your goals, make progress, enjoy a greater feeling of self worth and satisfaction and see more results from your progress — it’s all possible with hypnosis.

Hyposis guides you to relax deeply, make better decisions and feel clear-headed and positive again.

See yourself in a whole new light, allow others to see the glow within you, feel more relaxed around others and feel great from the inside out — its all possible using hypnosis.  Meridian Peak practitioners craft a custom hypnosis plan that get you feeling better.  99% of our clients report a significant change in how they feel after the first visit.

Hypnosis is proven more effective than traditional counseling

In a study in American Health Magazine, hypnosis and hypnotherapy have a 93% success rate compared with lower results from other methods of therapy which require far more sessions.  Click here to learn more about hypnosis and its high success rate.

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Additional Information:

Wikipedia - Hypnotherapy
Wikipedia - Self Hypnosis
National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH)

More Information:
Wikipedia – Seasonal Affective Disorder
WebMD – Seasonal Affective Disorder
American Psychiatric Association – Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Cleveland Clinic – Seasonal Depression