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Hope for Your Mental and Emotional Health During Winter

Learn how to beat seasonal depression, signs of a vitamin D deficiency and ways to maintain emotional wellness all season long on the Healthiest You Podcast Episode: 22

Mental and emotional wellness all winter

Less sunlight and added stress can affect how you feel this time of year along with several other things. When the seasons change, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or seasonal depression can happen to anyone. But the good news is there are steps you can take to beat the “winter blues” and find a treatment plan right for you.

Listen to the latest episode of the Healthiest You podcast where Mike and Steph from B104 discuss mental and emotional health with Susan Wiley, MD, psychiatrist and co-founder of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Center for Mindfulness and Kelly Strickler, DO, family medicine physician with LVPG Family Medicine–Pennsburg.

What is the difference between mental and emotional health? How does the lack of sunlight affect my mental and emotional health? Is it possible to avoid seasonal depression? What are symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency? Can I use a lamp to help my seasonal depression? We answer these questions and more on the Healthiest You podcast this month.

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The Healthiest You podcast is hosted by familiar voices – Mike and Steph from B104. In each episode they will interview doctors and experts across Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) to learn practical health tips for everyday life – to empower you to be the healthiest you.

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