ABClatino Magazine Year 3 Issue 1 - Page 9

L e t´s T a l k H e a l t h

Symptom:

- Things that made you happy no longer do it

- loss of interest in food or eating a lot

- Sleep very little or all the time

- Feel tired all the time

- Feel nervous or bad mood all the time

- Cry a lot and lose hope

- Difficult to focus

- Feel guilty

- Suicidal thoughts

Prevention, It is difficult to prevent this disease but you can:

- Practice meditation,

- Exercise

- Go out with friends

- Avoid being alone for a long time

- Eat healthy.

Depression

Approximately 1 in 5 women in the United States suffer from depression. Many people do not know the signs of depression. The good news is that most people get better with treatment.

Treatment:

Depression is treated with medication or advice from a specialist (psychotherapy) Sometimes both methods are used.