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What is the best remedy for mood swings ?

what is the best treatment for seasonal variation in mood/depression?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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Seasonal Affective Disorder can be treated with the usual anti-depressants that are used for other depressive disorders. Where the usual anti-depressants don't work, thyroid hormones are also known to help. Photo-therapy (light therapy) is also known to be effective, especially with winter onset depression. Psychotherapy can help improve the depression in the long run.

A combination of these methods is usually employed, based on a person's symptoms. The treatment is usually customized for the individual needs.

Hope this helps.

Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD

Answered: Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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