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8 Ways Depression is Dangerous for Your Health

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8 Ways Depression Is Dangerous for Your Health

You know that depression is dangerous for your mental health. But did you know it’s also dangerous for your physical health? Untreated or uncontrolled depression can take a big toll on you physically. Depression can make you sick and keep you from taking care of yourself when you are sick. A depression treatment plan can help you avoid these eight health risks linked to depression.

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Medically Reviewed By: Jones, Niya, MD, MPH

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What to Ask Your Doctor About Depression

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