Depression is a common and serious medical condition that affects how people feel and act. The illness can lead to emotional as well as physical problems and can cause issues in all aspects of a person’s life, particularly men.
According to the American Psychological Association, 9 percent of US men suffer from clinical depression, 1 in 3 take medication or seek counseling because of that condition, 30.6 have reported feeling severely depressed more than once in their lifetime and men are 4 times more likely to commit suicide than women.
So what can be done to deal with this? Here are 5 simple steps men can take to alleviate depression every day. Check them out:
Stress and depression are linked, and a variety of