Many of us automatically assumes that the summer sunshine equals happiness though unfortunately this is not the case for everyone. Scientific studies and research have linked hot weather to hormonal imbalances, a lack of energy, seasonal affective disorder, decreased appetite, insomnia, and a reduced ability to cope with mental stress.
The contraceptive pill
According to a 2005 study from Monash University Australia, women taking the pill are almost twice as likely to be affected by depression than those who do not.
Dr Ailsa Gebbie, vice-president of the faculty of sexual and reproductive health at the Royal College of Obstetricians...