seasonal affective disorder

Does Good Weather Really Improve Mood?

Weather is a powerful force of nature that humans have spent thousands of years trying to understand through passive observations, eventually leading to the development of modern weather technology. Understanding weather patterns is critical for obvious reasons, including food production, catastrophic storms, and climate changes. This omnipresent force may also influence something less obvious: your…

sunset giving vitamin D on the road overlooking the beach

The Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Depression May Surprise You

Vitamin D deficiency can be linked to many health problems, including lower back pain, heart trouble, and depression. Linking vitamin D deficiency and depression makes intuitive sense. It is produced in the body when skin is exposed to light. During winter, many people suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) due to lack of exposure to…