Winters are around the corner; while the world awaits the covid-19 vaccine, many of us are going to be the victim of SAD. Oh! We aren’t just focusing on sadness but Seasonal Affective Disorder. Yeah, we are talking about winters blues or seasonal depression. We will discuss how choosing health and fitness will prove to be very beneficial.
"SAD is a mood disorder categorized by depression that happens at the same time every year."
The seasonal affective disorder happens in environments where there is less or no sunlight at certain times of the year. Symptoms of SAD include exhaustion, melancholy, hopelessness, and social isolation. Management includes light therapy (phototherapy), talk therapy, medication, and exercise.
SAD can be tackled with some exercise. Exercising can help you with sleeping, eating, and keeping your body active. Depression can put your body at risk of many health diseases, but exercising can help you in many ways:
- Decrease your risk of a heart attack.
- Bring about your weight better.
- Have a lesser blood cholesterol level.
- Lower the danger of type 2 diabetes and some cancers.
- Make sure you have lower blood pressure.
- You have stronger bones, muscles, and joints and a lesser risk of evolving osteoporosis.
- It also lowers your risk of falls.
- Body composition,
- Muscular strength,
- Muscular endurance, and
- Cardiorespiratory endurance.
- Tai chi
- Strength training
- Kegel exercises
- Interval training
- Bent-Over Row
- Jumping Jacks