It would be so wonderful if winter was merry and bright for everyone, but for so many women it is a SAD time of year.
SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder – I call it “the Winter Blues” – and if you're affected by it, you know if can really affect your mood and well-being during the dark winter months. But how do you know if the underlying cause of your depression is SAD… or if it is your thyroid?
In this episode, I discuss the symptoms of SAD vs. low thyroid function, how to get your thyroid tested, and my top 7 tips for treating SAD naturally + the supplements that can help you take back your happiness. I hope that this episode will help you help you on the road to feeling like yourself again!
“If you are sad or depressed seasonally, or for a persistent amount of time, there is almost always a Root Cause that can be identified and healed so that you can find your happiness again.”
- What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
- How to tell the difference between SAD and. low thyroid function
- Dr. Aviva’s 7 tops tips from treating SAD naturally
- Dr. Aviva’s go-to supplements for SAD
- When it’s necessary to visit your healthcare practitioner
Links from the Show
- Get your copy of The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution
- Check out the companion blogpost Is It the Winter Blues or Is it My Thyroid?
- Read my article on women & thyroid health or listen to the podcast
- Read my article on circadian rhythm reset
- Get a copy of my free Thyroid Insights E-book
- Browse the supplements I recommend in my online dispensary
- Read my article on the risks of the pill or listen to the podcast
- Read my article on adaptogens for healing burnout
- Get f.lux for your computer screen
- Get your YogaGlo subscription