Not only is untreated clinical depression unhealthy, but it can rob you of your relationships and work life, and lead to illness and substance abuse. Learn more from WebMD about recognizing the symptoms of depression and getting the help you need.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Chest
Chest pain and a rapid heartbeat can be symptoms of lung or heart problems, even serious ones like a heart attack. But did you know they can also be symptoms of depression and anxiety? Learn more from WebMD about how depression and anxiety can affect your body.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Head / Neck
Headaches, neck aches, and dizziness can have many causes, including stress, tension, and medical conditions. They also can be physical symptoms of depression. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can be felt throughout the body.
Depression in Women
Depression in women is common, especially during times of hormonal fluctuations. Learn more from WebMD about how depression in women is treated during various stages of her life.
Glossary of Depression Terms
WebMD provides definitions of terms related to depression.
Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)
Commonly called “stage fright,” performance anxiety is the fear of doing something in front of a group of people. The experts at WebMD offer strategies for feeling comfortable ''on stage.''
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Stomach
Digestive problems, stomach pain, and appetite changes are common and can be caused by a number of things, including ulcers, reflux disease, stress, and even depression. WebMD explains how depression may affect your stomach.
Signs of an Eating Disorder
Learn more from WebMD about the signs of eating disorders.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Arms / Hands
Aches and pains in the arms and hands may be a symptom of depression rather than arthritis. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can affect your body.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Legs / Feet
When you're depressed, muscle aches can seem to come out of nowhere. WebMD explains how pain in your legs and feet that are not related to any known injury or strain may be related to your depression.