10 Unforeseen Causes of Depression

10 Unforeseen Causes of Depression


Numerous known things such as financial problems, unemployment or grief can trigger depression. However, some people get depressed for unknown reasons.

This makes it hard to identify the exact cause of their distress. Actually, there may not be a real cause for your depression. However, there are various little-known causes of today’s depression.

1. Smoking

For a very long time, cigarette smoking has been connected with depression. Individuals who are prone to depression are likely to be addicted to smoking. Contrary, some people believe that smoking can reduce stress and depression. But the truth is that avoiding smoking can help to balance your brain chemicals and reduce depression.

2. Poor sleeping habits

It is true that poor sleeping habits can lead to stress, and also increase the risk of depression.

Lack of sleep stops the brain from functioning well leading to depression.

3. End of a movie or a TV program

When a favorite TV show comes to an end, it can activate depression in some people.

For example, in 2009, some lovers of Avatar movie reported feeling depression due to the film.