14. Being Depressed Also Affects The Body
Depression may be created in the brain as one may say, but the effects of this mental disorder can be felt in many other physical ways too. Studies show that people who suffer from depression often do not exercise regularly and may be physically unfit. However, the interesting fact is that the body also experiences a number of physical changes which are very common and that is one reason why depression tends to go undiagnosed.
Physical symptoms include stomach pain, nausea, persistent headaches, insomnia, weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain, increased heart rate, sweating, and even trembling. According to the National Institute of Health, most people who suffer from one form of depression or the other tend to show any one of these physical symptoms or a combination of them.