It can be known as the dark days of winter. Sunrise and sunset leave the Brainerd lakes area with just 8-9 hours of daylight between December and March and often times can lead to an overall glum feeling.
But that glum feeling is not just an emotional sad day – sometimes it can be something much more.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is recognized in climates where sunlight decreases during the winter season.
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