Search

"seasonal affective disorder" results
  • Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

    Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide… bullying, or drug use. These types of issues can affect you in many ways. You may experience depression, anxiety, or an eating disorder. You may…

  • Blood Clots

    Blood clots are differently sized clumps of blood that can form inside your body. Most are harmless, unless the clot… Trauma (serious injury). Some types of major surgery. Age (especially over the age of 60). A family history of blood clots. Autoimmune disorders. Diseases related…

  • Colds and the Flu

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for colds and the flu… worse Trouble breathing or shortness of breath Chest pain or pressure Fainting or feeling like you are going to faint Confusion or disorientation Severe or persistent vomiting Severe sinus pain in your face…

  • Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working With Your Doctor

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing, bring an interpreter with you whenever you see a doctor… a friend or family member could put you at risk if they misinterpret something during your visit. Your doctor may ask you personal questions. Make sure you…

  • Depression

    Depression is a mood disorder that affects people of all ages and is different for everyone. A person who has… alcohol. Taking certain medicines, abusing drugs or alcohol, or having other illnesses can also lead to depression. Depression is not caused by personal weakness, laziness,…

  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes muscle pain and general fatigue… Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These include: Illness or other diseases. Stressful or traumatic events, such as car accidents. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Repetitive injuries. Obesity. Lupus. Rheumatoid arthritis. How is fibromyalgia diagnosed? Your…

  • Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Washing hands with soap and water is the most effective method to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2,… a disposable towel (paper towel) is best to avoid leaving germs on towels. Air dryers, commonly found in public bathrooms, are also effective. When do…

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. It is likely related to the loss… What is seasonal affective disorder? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is triggered by the seasons of the year. Symptoms usually begin…