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45 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Mental Health

Eat This, Not That! Logo By CHRISTINA STIEHL of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 46: For some people, it’s the everyday stresses of life that get them down. For others, it’s an unexplained chemical imbalance in their brain that leads to depression, anxiety, and an overall feeling of hopelessness and helplessness.Just because it’s an invisible disease doesn’t mean it isn’t serious; an estimated 1 in 20 people over the age of 12 in the US have depression, according to the CDC.But the good news is that a bad state of mind doesn’t have to be permanent. Through a combination of lifestyle changes, seeking professional help, and taking medication, you can achieve better mental health.We tapped medical doctors, psychologists, and other health professionals for their top tips on achieving a better state of mind. Although everyone experiences mental illness differently and it’s always advised to seek the help of a medical professional, these 45 tips are a good place to start. Then, make sure you avoid the 15 Foods That Make Your Depression or Anxiety Worse.

45 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Mental Health

For some people, it’s the everyday stresses of life that get them down. For others, it’s an unexplained chemical imbalance in their brain that leads to depression, anxiety, and an overall feeling of hopelessness and helplessness.

Just because it’s an invisible disease doesn’t mean it isn’t serious; an estimated 1 in 20 people over the age of 12 in the US have depression, according to the CDC.

But the good news is that a bad state of mind doesn’t have to be permanent. Through a combination of lifestyle changes, seeking professional help, and taking medication, you can achieve better mental health.

We tapped medical doctors, psychologists, and other health professionals for their top tips on achieving a better state of mind. Although everyone experiences mental illness differently and it’s always advised to seek the help of a medical professional, these 45 tips are a good place to start. Then, make sure you avoid the 15 Foods That Make Your Depression or Anxiety Worse.

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