For a long time, people have attached great importance to physical diseases. These physical illnesses may cause headaches, fever, local swelling, etc., which are obviously uncomfortable. However, the health crisis caused by poor mental health is also worthy of attention, although their symptoms may not be as obvious as physical illness.

Depression is one of the common mental illnesses and the highest rate of suicide among all diseases, up to 15%. It is characterized by a significant and persistent low mood. In severe cases, psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions may occur. Up to 10% of people worldwide suffer from depression, and 65 of them have suicidal thoughts per 100 people with depression. The cause of depression is not very clear, but it is certain that many factors in the biological, psychological and social environment are involved in the pathogenesis of depression.


Anxiety disorder is another common condition in neurological conditions. Having anxiety feeling does not mean anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder is a pathological anxiety. The manifestations of anxiety disorders include sleep disorders, persistent or near constant muscle tension, mental disorders, and weakness. How to deal with anxiety is very important. For example, jogging, yoga, can increase the brain's dopamine and endorphin, making us calm down and relax. Through exercise, the circuit of positive emotions in the brain will also increase, helping us to resist fear.

If you find that your friends may be suffering from mental illness, you need to pay attention to this issue. Accompany them to see a psychiatrist and listen patiently to their thoughts. Love, companionship and tolerance may be more effective than many drugs or pills.