It's the most wonderful time Of the Year?
Every November, specifically the week after Halloween, our practice takes on a very different feel. The days are getting darker and shorter. The spirit of Halloween is taking it's toll and people are tired and strung-out from candy. It's report card time for teachers. Office workers are commuting in the dark. Retail workers begin ramping up for the holiday season. Stress, fatigue, frustration abound, and with that comes increased sensitivity to pain.
This post is to let you know that you aren't alone in having "November-itis"! I've included a list of my common suggestions to patients on how to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder.