Depression is one of the greatest health problems affecting Americans today.
1. Heart disease
4. Respiratory problems
Depression is second only to heart disease, but while the number of American's affected by heart disease is dropping, the number of people with depression is on the rise.
Here's the Stats:
27 million Americans are affected by heart disease
21 million Americans suffer from depression
19 million Americans have cancer
18 million Americans live with pulmonary disease
Is depression a mental illness, physical disorder, emotional problem, or a chemical imbalance? Yes, say the experts. Depression is all of those things. It's a complicated condition that is caused by many factors and best cured by addressing a person's physical, mental, and even spiritual well being.