Is Your Body Telling You You're Depressed?

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Is Your Body Telling You You're Depressed?
Mon, 06-24-2013 - 9:04am

According to University of Washington researchers, struggling with two or more of these symptoms is a tip-off that you could be struggling with depression and not even know it:

  • Persistent fatigue or sluggishness
  • Vague aches and pains that never seem to go away
  • Frequent cravings for sweets or starches -- even when you’re full
  • Difficulty controlling your eating
  • Fuzzy or unfocused thinking Anxiety or trouble coping with day-to-day stresses
  • Afternoon drowsiness, even if you’re getting enough sleep at night
  • Frequent bouts of irritability, tension or anger
  • Trouble finding the energy or ambition to tackle daily to-dos
  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep

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