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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that you experience during particular seasons or times of the year. Most commonly throughout the winter months, with dark nights, dull days and lack of sunshine.

Exposure to sunlight releases happy hormones such as serotonin that helps boost your mood. Our days are getting shorter which means we are now going to be exposed to a limited amount of sunlight. The Tanning Shop are here to help!

Symptoms of SAD can include:

  • Low energy levels
  • Low self-esteem
  • Changes of appetite
  • Low mood

Causes of SAD may include:

  • Lack of sunlight
  • Reduced serotonin

How can we help?

Being exposed to some UV light can help boost your mood as well as getting a glowing tan. Light therapy is known to help regulate the hormone serotonin which will help boost your mood. So, if you’re looking for something that can boost your mood during these dull days & dark evenings pop down to your local tanning shop and get your guaranteed fix of winter sunshine today!