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Sunday Mirror - - PUZZLES -

FEEL­ING a spot of the win­ter blues? You could have sea­sonal af­fec­tive dis­or­der (SAD), a form of de­pres­sion trig­gered by the time of year. Try to get out­side each day for a dose of fresh air and sun­light, as well as try­ing these nat­u­ral treat­ments. Care St John’s Wort Low Mood Re­lief

This tra­di­tional her­bal rem­edy has been taken for cen­turies to boost low mood and mild anx­i­ety, but do not take if you are al­ready on anti-de­pres­sants. £9.99 for 60 tablets from Ama­zon. Bright Light Mini SAD Light Box

This por­ta­ble light­box gives users a boost in just 60 min­utes, pro­vid­ing 10,000 lux of day­light. It weighs 1kg and uses an en­ergy-sav­ing 45W bulb. £59.99 from Lloyd­sPhar­macy. BioCare Mega EPA Stud­ies show that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oils help the brain to func­tion and re­duce risk of de­pres­sion. This sup­ple­ment gives you a high daily dose. £10.96 for 30 cap­sules from Biocare.co.uk.

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