10 Unexpected Effects Depression Has on the Body

Approximately 16 percent of the adult population is affected by major depressive disorder. But despite assumptions, the condition doesn’t only affect mental health. In many cases, depression can cause severe physical health issues, too—even life-threatening ones. From increasing your risk of infection to complicating your cancer diagnosis, read on to discover how depression affects the body.

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