There are people who have a strong understanding of why they suffer from depression. Many people who suffer can vividly call back to a recent or past trauma that affects their mood and behavior. Of the 16 plus million people suffering from depression in the United States, not all of them know why they feel the way they do. Regardless of why someone feels the way they do, they should know that there are treatments and medications available to help people take back their lives.
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Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the U.S., and the World Health Organization says that 9% of women and 5% of men suffer depression in the U.S. annually (roughly 16 million people).
What are the most common reasons people suffer from depression?
Genetics and biology, unfortunately, play a role in determining a person’s likelihood for feeling symptoms of depression. There are many studies that have linked depression with genetics, although scientists do not know about the genetic risk factors.
Imbalance of brain chemicals, caused by depression, triggers an imbalance between neurotransmitters that help regulate mood. When a neurotransmitter is in short supply of chemicals, it can lead to clinical depression.
Other common factors include:
● Poor nutrition
● Problems with physical health
● Drugs and alcohol
● Stress from recent life events
● Repressed feelings
● Circadian rhythm disturbance
● Female sex hormones