Woran erkennt man Winterblues?
The symptoms normally occur in the dark season. Seasonally affected persons feel less activity and their spirits are low. They may sleep 2-4 hours more than usual, but still feel tired when they get up. They may try to cheer themselves up by eating food that contains lots of sugar such as chocolate, ice cream and pasta. This can easily lead to an increase in weight each winter. This may develop into a vicious circle, which may lead to social isolation