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Depression Is Now the Leading Cause of Ill Health & Disability. Closely Linked With Gut Health

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Depression Is Now the Leading Cause of Ill Health & Disability.  Closely Linked With Gut Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,1,2 affecting an estimated 322 million people worldwide. Depression is also strongly linked to an increased risk for diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, as well as substance abuse and suicide. According to WHO, a majority of people with depression suffer in silence or do not get adequate care. In high-income countries such as the U.S., an estimated 50 percent of depressed individuals do not get treatment. In low-income countries, that ratio is closer to 80 or 90 percent. According to the...

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