KaraThraceAnders1 karma2016-05-14 02:04:16 UTC
I have "reverse" SAD, with intense anxiety in the summer months (late spring through early fall, really). The intense light and heat are miserable, and I usually try to sleep thorough the daytime just to get through it. I live for the cold wintry months, hitting peak happiness around January. The light is perfect then, gray and not piercing. I'm not the expert and don't know the "mechanics", just thought I'd volunteer as someone who has it. All my life I've felt like Popular culture- even before SAD became known as a legit thing- always used winter as a metaphor for misery, which was wild to me. I saw a joke recently that said "Say what you will about Florida, but no one moves up north to retire!"... and that's actually my lifelong dream.
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KaraThraceAnders1 karma2016-05-14 01:59:34 UTC
I've been diagnosed with "reverse" seasonal affective disorder (I get incredibly anxious in the hot sunny months, and it lasts until mid October for the past few years). Nothing seems to help. Are you familiar with this variation of SAD, and if so do you know of any remedies?
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