It is generally accepted that the weather can affect peoples moods. You can see it in yourself on a sunny day compared to a rainy or gloomy day. In fact there is actually a science to how weather affects your mood. The amount of sunlight has a direct influence on hormone production which in turn influences Melatonin levels. Depending on how sensitive a person is to Melatonin levels, depends on the intensity their mood is altered. And this is no insignificant disorder. In America alone, nearly 35 million people have problems with this condition. SAD is a serious disorder that can be life threatening and the associated depression can be severe.    Read more »