Updated: Mar 30
If you're a man who thinks you might be suffering from depression, you're not alone.
Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex or race.
Depression can cause a wide variety of symptoms, which can be emotional, psychological or physical.
The symptoms can range from mild to severe and last for weeks, months or even years.
The most common symptoms of depression include:
Feeling persistently sad, down or 'empty.'
Loss of interest in things you used to enjoy
Feeling restless or irritable
Changes to sleep patterns
Appetite and weight changes
Physical symptoms such as fatigue or pain.
If you're experiencing any symptoms of depression, you must talk to someone about it. You can see your family doctor or contact a mental health professional. Many support groups and online resources are also available to help you cope with depression. It's important to remember that you're not alone and there is help available.