Ten appalling facts about Depression

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

21st Jun, 2020. 12:30 am
Ten appalling facts about Depression

Depression is a dangerous and silent state that slowly grips the sufferer and pushes him up the stairs of despair into the valley of death.

It should never be underestimated as it can be as deadly as any other physical illness.

Today we are going to talk about ten appalling facts,


Stress can be called the first stage or onset of depression because it is the stress that becomes intense and turns into depression, which does not make it easy for a person to come out, so do not ignore even the slightest symptoms.


In recent times, people between the ages of 24 and 34 have severe depression, while children born during the war are also at high risk.

Lack of treatment

Around the world, 80% of people suffering from depression miss out on treatment because they do not want help from anyone or they are in a state of uncertainty and do not believe in taking anti-depression medications.

There are many types of therapies that can be used to cure.

Remember that Depression should never be taken lightly and there is nothing wrong with treating it.

The cause of other diseases

According to experts, the second leading cause of heart disease is depression, while in the United States by 2020, heart disease will be the leading cause of death.

According to medical research, people who have surgery after a heart attack have the highest risk of depression, while it is a major cause of heart attack.


It also affects children badly, so parents need to be very careful.

According to a study, school-going children, 6% of are battling it and 5% are suffering from the disease and it can be more dangerous for them than adults.

Adverse effects of drugs

Excessive use of drugs can also lead to depression because they contain ingredients that affect mental health.

Medications used to relieve high blood pressure, heart disease, beauty and stress, in particular, have a higher risk.

A large number of people around the world suffer from it

An estimated 10 per cent of people in the United States alone suffer from various forms of depression each year, including bipolar and other mood disorders, with a ratio of 30 per cent of women.

Major cause 

The main cause is physical, mental and sexual violence while the death of a loved one, loss of trust, betrayal and unexpected change of a person on whom you rely too much can cause depression.

 Seasonal affective disorder

It is often seasonal, as people feel sad in the cold season and often suffer from depression because they feel quiet and sad amidst the environment around them.

Women are more prone to stress

Stress is also inherited, In patients with diabetes and high blood pressure may have increased the risk.

Women get depressed more quickly than men. Women are twice as likely as men to have the disease, partly because they are more emotional.

Also read: Depression, Few tips to overcome it without medication

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