Many people feel lethargic and a little bit low during the winter months, but for about 5% of the population, more severe symptoms occur - these people suffer from the very appropriately named SAD or seasonal affective disorder. A high proportion of SAD sufferers are older women, and this condition can seriously affect quality of life. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to stave off the worst of the winter blues.
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