A Mental Health Advocate Explains Why Depression Makes People So Tired

If you’ve struggled with depression or you know someone who has, one thing is painfully obvious: constantly being tired is a difficult part of the equation.

A mental health advocate named PJ Palits recently took to Twitter to explain why mental illness causes people to be exhausted.

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Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits

Palits also explained how people with depression are on a much different sleeping schedule than people who don’t have to deal with the affliction.

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Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits

He also made some comparisons that shed more light on the situation.

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Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits

Palits offered some advice as well.

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Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits
Photo Credit: Twitter,PJ_Palits

Twitter users appreciated Palits’ efforts and offered their thanks.

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Even if you don’t suffer from any kind of mental illness, it’s important to learn as much as you can about it so you can understand and sympathize with those who are forced to deal with it every day.

This article first appeared on DidYouKnowFacts.com.

Jason Mustian

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