Winter weather affects our health physically and mentally
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - For some, winter weather can mean doom and gloom.
He says it's important to take responsibility for you health if you find yourself speaking or moving slowly, or being extra fidgety, if you have had a poor appetite or have been overeating, or if you thought about hurting yourself in anyway.
Many seek counseling for their winter blues.
In a mock session, Dr. Verletta Saxon showed Local 6 that one of the tell-tale signs of depression is fatigue or disinterest.
Matthews says the answer to beating the blues is simple...get moving.
The doctors agree humans are creatures of habit and our health suffers when we veer off our daily schedules.