It’s estimated that 27% of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are also affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This condition can lead to a number of symptoms including melancholy, anxiety, lethargy, sleeping problems, change to appetite and depression. SAD is triggered by the change in the season and reduced hours of daylight that occur in the autumn and continue through the winter.
If you are affected by ADHD combined with SAD, you should always seek professional support. However, there are a few things you can try to beat the winter blues. Here are eight suggestions to keep you going throughout the winter: