Award-winning songwriter, singer and performer, Yemi Alade has given her opinion as regards one of the most prevalent health issues in recent times – Depression.
According to Yemi Alade, Depression comes when one starts to think about all the things (mostly materials) he doesn’t have in his possession.
Yemi Alade went on to as a rhetorical question; What is wrong with the world?”
She advised people not to allow Depression into their lives as she advocates that people should rather focus on what they have than what they don’t have.
Yemi Alade took to her Instagram page to give her thoughts on Depression.
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person’s everyday activities. It is deemed a severe medical disorder that can get worse without adequate treatment.
Those who seek treatment often see improvements in symptoms in just a few weeks
Some of the health conditions that can get worse as a result of depression are; Obesity, Cancer, Asthma, Arthritis among others.
According to the World Health Organisation;
- More than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression.
- Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of diseases.
- More women are affected by depression than men.
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