You have other health issues
This is a two-way street. On one hand, underlying medical conditions can prompt depression. “Co-occurring medical conditions, like diabetes or cancer, cause stress and strain that can lead to depression,” says Michelle Riba, MD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan and past president of the American Psychiatric Association. On the other hand, depression can lower immunity, making you more vulnerable to getting sick.
Here are three simple depression prevention tips.