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It is vital to our health and fitness to keep our mind and body strong. In 2015, around 16.1 million adults, 18 years or older in the U.S. had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the last year, which represented 6.7 percent of all American adults. Depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States among people ages 15-44.
It is common for someone with an anxiety disorder to also suffer from depression or vice versa. Almost one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
The most common mental illness in the U.S are anxiety disorders, affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. Anxiety disorders can develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events.
If you want your body to be healthy start by eating right and exercising. Pretty soon after that you will start to feel better. Evidence keeps mounting that exercise is good for the brain. It can lower a persons risk for Alzheimer's disease and may even slow brain aging by about 10 years. A number of past studies have noted that physically active people have much lower risks of developing depression and anxiety than people who rarely move. Exercise gives you endorphins, which in return makes you happier.
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