Advice for battling Seasonal Affective Disorder or ‘winter blues’

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — While the weather changes have been taking its toll on the environment, it can also take a toll on students mentally.

According to Trojan Outreach, gloomy days and cold weather are two of the main causes of seasonal depression, also known as the winter blues.

These feelings can last around four…

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TROY Health Center warns about increasing flu concerns

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — As temperatures continue to drop, health experts warn the chances of catching the flu rise.

“This is flu season and and, probably, all of the students know somebody in their family already that’s had it or got it now,” said certified nurse practitioner Jacque Chirico. “Now they’ve been exposed and a…

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What to do when seasonal allergies attack

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — The fall season can bring many changes such as leaf colors and cooler temperatures, but these changes bring the risk of sickness in the air.

Just like in the spring, fall temperatures can kick-start many allergens, which can lead to your body fighting back against certain bacteria.

“The body produces…

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