Skip to comments.How falling asleep in front of the TV can make you depressedů
Posted on 09/03/2013 9:21:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
More of us than ever are feeling blue. Prescriptions for antidepressants have topped 50 million a year for the first time, according to recent figures by the Health & Social Care Information Center. But in addition to the well-known triggers for depressionsuch as stress, money and relationship worriesthere are some more surprising reasons you might be feeling low
If youve cut down on burgers for health reasons, a lack of iron could be making you gloomy. This key nutrient is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, which is present is red blood cells and transports oxygen around the body.
If you find that the gentle glow of the television helps send you off to sleep, it may be time to think again. Research has suggested sleeping in front of the dim light emitted from TVs and other electronic devices such as computers may affect our mood.
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As far as post-sex blues goes, it appears more common among women, and the researchers believe that the amygdala becoming more active after sex may be one cause.
How falling asleep in front of the TV can make you depressed so can giving up red meat or having too much sexthe unlikely triggers for unexplained bouts of the blues
This happens to me every time when Obama is on blathering away.
So what does falling asleep in front of Free Republic do to a person?
It’s quite refreshing, actually.
Falling asleep in front of the TV or getting stabbed in the back by your loved one. Either one can cause it. I don’t recommend either!
It gives one a bad case of Quertitis.
Sorry, that should be Quertytis.
I only find it depressing during a free trial of Cinemax if I doze off during a movie only to be awakened by the monkey-love noises of bad porn around 2 AM.
That’s when your nose hits the keyboard and you post a bunch of garble?
No, the tv is white noise. What causes moodiness is the dogs waking me up EVERY morning at 3 am and at 5 am wanting out when the rest of the household is still up.
So what! I'm depressed (and extremely pissed off) every day I wake up and the kenyan/indonesian commie is still infesting the white hut and the good for nothing a**holes in congress are still the same!
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