A psychologist told how to cope with the lack of sun

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis fotoballoon in Moscow. Archival photoA psychologist told how to cope with the lack of sun© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The lack of sunlight in winter, which leads to disruption of biorhythms in humans, significant sleepiness, deterioration of mood and the occurrence of neuroses may compensate for the fresh air, taking vitamins and bright light in the room, told RIA Novosti psychologist for emergency situations Natalia Moskovskiy.

Earlier, the head of hydrometeorological centre Roman Vilfand has informed that November and December are depressed for months, including due to the fact that the weather determines the area of low pressure and cyclones. In addition, depression is facilitated by low clouds at an altitude of 300 meters. Last December was the darkest month in Moscow for the entire period of meteorological observations.

«Bright light, Solarium, if it allows health… including well mimic solar light lamp warm lighting… More to move and walk in the fresh air, even if outside… at least 15 minutes a day to initiate pinning, it will provide oxygen to cells and improve health… of Course, if these recommendations are not to do, you can start taking vitamins» — advised a psychologist.

According to Moskovskie, the human body is adapted to exist in the conditions of alternating dark and light time of day, the violation of this balance leads to disruption in biological rhythms, which in turn is marked by a decrease in the level of hormones, disruption of the synthesis of vitamins in the body and insufficient supplies cells with oxygen. Therefore, it is necessary to take all possible measures for the normalization of metabolic processes.

The expert also noted that the General weakening of the body and the violation of biorhythms on the background of insufficient consumption by the body sunlight including it leads to a worsening of the condition of sick people and increase risks to health. As a result, the mortality in the darkest time of the year is significantly higher.