Depression (main depressive disorder) is a communal and severe medical illness that harmfully affects how you feel the way you think and how you act. Fortuitously, it is also remediable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in deeds once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s capability to function at work and at home.

Depression symptoms:

  • Sensation of sad or having a depressed mood
  • Loss of interest or desire in activities once enjoyed
  • Changes in appetite — weight loss or gain unconnected to dieting
  • Trouble sleeping or sleeping excessively
  • Loss of energy or increased tiredness Feeling worthless or guilty
  • Struggle with thinking, concentrating or making decisions
  • Feelings of death or suicide