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23 Ways Depression Affects Your Body

Best Life Logo By Morgan Greenwald of Best Life | Slide 1 of 24: 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. And if you want to improve both your mind and body, here are 15 Easy Ways to Live a Happier Life in 2019.

23 Ways Depression Affects Your 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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