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WINTER BLUES (S.A.D) AND PHYSIOLOGICAL REGULATING MEDICINE (P.R.M)

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Winter fast approaching the onset of winter will see most of us feeling a little blue. The reduction in day light hours can make you feel less active and more tired, and many of us will have a tendency to eat more. For some, however, this natural loss of energy and enthusiasm with the change of season is far too strong. When this happens you may be suffering from Seasonal Affected Disorder (S.A.D) or the winter blues.

AWARE invites public to register for new positive mental health programmes in Mayo

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Feel like learning some new skills to better deal with life’s ups and downs? Are you supporting a loved one living with depression or bipolar disorder? Aware, Ireland’s national charity supporting people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions, is to host a number of free positive mental health programmes in Mayo starting in September.

How to cope with seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is an annually occurring state of low mood and spirits, thought to be triggered by the reduced daylight hours of the colder months. While the mechanism behind SAD is not fully understood, there are several ways we can help ourselves combat SAD.

Combat anxiety and depression with Care Cure Acupuncture

If you have never experienced mental illness, bouts of depression or anxiety can be all too easily dismissed as someone’s bad day. But for those individuals suffering from anxiety, insomnia, crying spells, worry, memory loss, and apathy, depression is a crippling disability.

Combat anxiety and depression with Care Cure Acupuncture

If you have never experienced mental illness, bouts of depression or anxiety can be all too easily dismissed as someone’s bad day. But for those individuals suffering from anxiety, insomnia, crying spells, worry, memory loss, and apathy, depression is a crippling disability.

Free weekly depression support available in Athlone with Aware

Each year, Aware support groups throughout the country receive 12,000 visits from people who are dealing with an experience of depression, bipolar or related mood disorders.

Let yourself be led back into the light

I've lost just too many friends to suicide. People I worked with, people I went to school with, people I socialised with, people I've acted with and played football with. All unique. All different. They had varying professions and occupations, various loves and losses.

Is your thyroid killing your weight loss and energy?

Nothing can affect your energy, health, and weight loss like low thyroid function. It can mean you are operating at 66 or 50 per cent of your normal power - mentally and physically!

Two in five people do not want to know about a loved one's depression

More than two in five people in Ireland would not want to know if a loved one was experiencing depression, according to findings in the 2011 Lundbeck Mental Health Barometer. Despite this, 93 per cent of respondents agree that it is important that depression is discussed openly. However when asked if they would find it difficult to discuss depression with their doctor 70 per cent agreed.

Coping with depression

The word depression is a much misused term. When people are feeling a little sad, moody or down for a short period they often say they are depressed. But in reality they are really just having an “off” day or week and their mood will lift shortly.

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