CAUSES of Depression

There are wide number of situations or causes that may contribute to a depressed mind in a person. While doctors haven’t found a specific cause behind this disorder, they often state that a combination of many factors can lead to this. Let’s have look at the most common causes of depression.

  • You might genetically inherit this issue from your parents or family members.
  • Some biological conditions might also lead to this problem, for example, fluctuations in neurotransmitter levels such as Serotonin.
  • Environmental factors such as tragic life experiences (death of loved one, separation), work pressure, financial breakdown etc.
  • Psychological & social factors such as interpersonal relations, family disputes, stress and trauma etc.
  • Going through divorce or relationship problems with friends & family
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Some medical problems
  • Weak or extra serious nature
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Excessive intake of drugs
  • Consumption of alcohol and smoking
  • Head injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Underactive thyroid gland
  • Cancer
  • Heart problems
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Pregnancy or childbirth
  • Emotional breakdown

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