All of the information on this website may be rather overwhelming, so I thought I would put together a quick start guide.
Are you sure it’s SAD?
The first step is to be sure that what you are experiencing is SAD. Start by reading this page that explains what I think the main causes of SAD are. Then ask yourself the following questions:
- Has this happened for a few years with roughly the same pattern?
- Do I feel better when it’s a sunny day?
- Do I notice that I feel better around March or April?
If you answer yes to these it is possible you have SAD*.
From here it would be wise to visit your doctor. They can perform a blood test to see if your vitamin D level is low and possibly suggest a course of action.
If you want to then take a path that does not involve medication you might want to take a look at the following pages of this site:
These are the main routes people take to combat their SAD* If you want to try these take a look at the Links page for more information.
After you have tried those routes there are a large number of other options listed throughout this site.
*Please see the disclaimer on the left of every page.