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WATCH: Seasonal affective disorder - it's real

Feb 11, 2019

If the recent polar vortex has you questioning why you still live in western New York or if the gloomy winter weather in general has you feeling less than upbeat - you are not alone. You may be dealing with a common issue known as seasonal affective disorder. It saps your energy and might be the reason why you’re craving more sleep or why you’re having a hard time focusing on specific tasks. We learn why this happens and how can we combat these symptoms on this edition of Need to Know.