Feeling "SAD" There's A Reason Why

Word out of Pennsylvania Tuesday from Punxsutawney Phil is that we're going to see six more weeks of winter after the groundhog spotted his shadow.

The news came on a pretty gloomy out Tuesday.

Instead of dealing with the snow, we're trying to stay out of the rain.

So if you've been feeling a little down the past few weeks don't worry, you're not alone.

That depression actually has a name it's called S.A.D. or Seasonal Affective Disorder.

A condition that affects the way some feel during winter months.

Experts say one theory is that sad is the result of a lack of Vitamin D which the body produces in response to exposure to sunlight.

Without that sunlight, some get seasonally depressed.

Now even though students say they're dealing with some depression, they don't actually mind the snow, just what comes after.

Most of them and have been sliding around on the roads for the past few days.


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