Fall depression characteristics
Characteristics of fall depression
Symptoms of fall depression
Among the many symptoms that affect this type of depression we can mention the following:
Causes of fall depression
Although no one knows exactly why this disorder occurs, it is believed that the main cause of fall depression are due to hormonal changes that the body experiences as a result of reduced sunlight which takes place with the change of seasons. Such changes might include the following:
Given that melatonin regulates body temperature, an increase of this hormone, besides causing drowsiness, decreases body temperature which leads to the need to eat more foods, especially high-caloric ones (high- fat food and high- carbohydrate foods) This seems to be the reason why many people feel a greater desire to eat sweet things during autumn-winter and it is also the main factor responsible for weight gain many people experience during these season.
Treatment of fall depression
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