Alaska Northern Lights – Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark


Alaska Northern Lights – Don’t Be Afraid of The Dark – Alaska Northern Lights – Don’t Be Afraid of The Dark Every year thousands of people are impacted by Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, commonly referred to as the Winter Blues, a depressed feeling that some people experience, starting in the fall and lasting thru winter. According to the American Aademy of Family Physicians, as many as six out of every 100 people in the US have experienced this condition. Furthermore another 10 to 20% may experience some mild form of SAD. The exact cause of SAD is unknown, but given that the symptoms are more common during the winter and in the northern states and countries. Doctors believe that lack of sunlight alters brain chemistry, leading to depression. Demographically, it seems to be more common in women than men; although some children and teenagers get SAD, it usually doesn’t affect people younger than 20 years of age. Frequently, dangerous antidepressants are used to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder and may help prevent depressive episodes in people that suffer from it. However, antidepressants are not without risk. Studies on antidepressants indicate many disturbing facts such as: Antidepressants can cause serious side effects that actually increase symptoms of anxiety & depression in some cases. They are ineffective in up to 50% of cases. They can be as addictive as narcotics and can cause serious withdrawal symptoms upon treatment completion. Cases of high fever, confusion, muscle rigidity, and cardiac, liver, or kidney


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