Seasonal Affective Disorder

Some people experience depression with the change of seasons, often called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. It's more than just the winter blues. SAD is depression that lasts for a season and goes away the rest of the year. Symptoms of SAD are like those of depression; fatigue, sad mood, loss of interest, changes in sleep and weight, feeling of hopelessness or despair, and thoughts of suicide. Here are some tips to help manage SAD: experience as much daylight as possible, eat healthily, spend time with friends and family, stay active, and seek the help of a psychologist if you continue to struggle with symptoms. For more information about depression, read Dr. Edmondson's blog post on our website at

Asia Hodgeman Asia has been with the company since 2010 and is currently the location manager for our Cool Springs clinic. In addition, Asia manages all social media platforms for both of our locations. She spends her spare time volunteering as an advocate with Imerman Angels, a support group for people who have been diagnosed with cancer. As a cancer survivor herself, she understands the importance of mentoring others with their diagnosis. She loves spending time with her husband and two boys, going to the beach, arts and crafts, and cooking.

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