Depression: A Mood Disorder!

By HealthSignz | Published: October 30th, 2017

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Depression is very common and also a serious disorder that needs medical attention. Read further to understand depression and its effects on our daily life!

We all feel sad, low, or are moody at times! However, it all depends on how intense it is and how it affects us. Depression is a mental health disorder and below are a few easily recognizable indications or signs and symptoms:

  • Low mood
  • Loss of interest
  • Demotivated

The exact cause of depression is unknown and the possible ones include social factors, environmental stress, and biological changes in the brain. Depression not only has psychological effects, but physical effects like insomnia, loss/increase of appetite, and decreased concentration level. Both the psychological and physical effects, together lead to low self-esteem which can worsen up to suicidal thoughts. The best way to cure any mental health disorder is to talk about it and understand its origin. However, it is always advised to consult a healthcare specialist for correct diagnosis and treatment plan.

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