According to the CDC*, more than one-third of U.S. adults routinely sleep fewer than six hours a night. That’s bad news! The benefits of getting enough sleep include better heart health, less stress, improved memory and weight loss.
Smokers are more likely to have depression than non-smokers. Experts are not sure why this is. People who have depression might smoke to feel better. Or smokers might become depressed more easily because they smoke. Either way, there are treatments for both depression and smoking.
Helping someone with depression can be a challenge. You may feel helpless and wonder what to do. Learn how to offer support and understanding and help your loved one get the resources to cope with this condition.