Doctors Warn Traditional Seasonal Depression May Be Even Worse This Year Due To Coronavirus Pandemic – CBS Philly


With the end of daylight saving time, doctors are predicting traditional seasonal depression will be even worse this year because of the pandemic. Not to be too gloomy, but doctors say darker days are coming — not just because of the pandemic but also daylight saving time is ending. Less daylight impacts brain hormones and can trigger seasonal affective disorder. “Serotonin and melatonin are both neurotransmitters, hormones in our body that keep us happy, that regulate our sleep and regulate our mood, ” Angela Cantwell, administrator of behavioral health at Einstein, said.

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