Are you feeling anxious and depressed? Here's how to tell when you need medical help

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Woman feeling down. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Woman feeling down. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

It seems there’s always something to be anxious or down about these days.

Whether it’s the latest coronavirus statistics or a personal matter that has you feeling low, experts agree – the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a marked increase in mental health problems, especially anxiety and depression.

So much so that genetic predisposition, the primary risk factor for developing a mental illness, may no longer apply.

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