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We have lots of terms to describe the way it feels to be cooped up during the shorter, darker days of the winter season. Even though we live here in sunny Jacksonville, Florida, we can still feel the effects of less sunshine in our lives during the fall and winter.

For some people, the winter blues becomes something more troublesome than just the wish that warm weather would return again. Keep reading to learn more about how the acupuncture specialists at our health and wellness center in Jacksonville can help you feel better during the winter!

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that only affects people during the winter season. Many people in Jacksonville know that acupuncture can be used to treat physical pain, it’s important to realize that it can also help with emotional pain as well.

Symptoms of SAD that may be improved by acupuncture at our health and wellness center:

  • Sad, anxious, irritable, restless, hopeless and/or pessimistic feelings
  • Lack of energy
  • Lethargy/lack of interest in activities you normally enjoy
  • Difficulty concentration
  • Interruption of sleep patterns
  • Changes in weight
  • Suicidal tendencies

The Yoga Den Provides Acupuncture For Health And Wellness

While we may specialize in yoga fitness and meditation, our health and wellness center also provides acupuncture services. If you’ve been suffering from emotional imbalances, including anxiety, depression, and excessive stress, our acupuncture specialists may be able to help! Contact us to schedule your appointment at the Yoga Den in Jacksonville today.