How Terrible is Depression? - South Korean Actress Sulli Committed Suicide
Sulli, who was suffering from severe depression before her death, committed suicide on 14 October at the age of only 25. “Depression” was pointed as the cause of her eventual suicide. A microblog about depression was published by the People’s Daily on the World Mental Health Day, in which the data was so shocking: “Globally, more than 300 million people have depression. In China, the prevalence rate of depression and anxiety disorder is 2.1% and 4.98% respectively.”“The prevalence rate of depression in women is twice that in men, especially high in the special periods of pregnancy, abortion, childbirth and climacterium.”
Tea can relieve depression
In the fast-paced and stressful modern society, besides stars, there are also thousands of unknown ordinary people who are suffering from depression. In addition, autumn is the high incidence season, especially in which the temperature is getting lower and lower, and the autumn wind sweeping away the fallen leaves, just like “leaves are continuing to fall endlessly”. When it becomes more and more depressed, there will be a higher incidence of autumn and winter depression. According to the relevant research experiments, drinking tea, like jasmine tea, has certain antidepressant effects by calming the patients’ mood down and relieving their anxiety to some extent.
Other studies show that green tea also play a helpful role in relieving depression
Japanese researchers believed that drinking a few cups of green tea a day can effectively reduce the risk of depression for the old. The reason may lie in the chemical composition of tea argon acid that gives drinkers a “good feeling”.
According to several studies, drinking green tea can alleviate psychological problems and drinking more also shows a significant effect on relieving depression.