DEPRESSION- A KILLER DISEASE
WRITTEN BY RAYMOND AKAM
Depression is a common mental disorder. Globally, more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression.
Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. More women are affected by depression than men. Depression can raise the risk of an earlier death for anyone, but the condition is particularly deadly for women and they are even more at risk of dying early from the effects of depression than they were decades ago.
Depression can also have a nasty spiral affect, leading to shattered relationships, lost work time, and increased smoking and drinking. Depression hits the heart Depression is also a widespread but under diagnosed condition. Depression can lead to suicide. Depression can also shave years off your life. Difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, and changes in activity…
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