Depression is a common mental health problem affecting people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. About 66% of UK adults will experience depression severe enough to interfere with their normal activities at some point in their lives. Symptoms include low mood, loss of interest, anxiety, irritability, low self-esteem, disturbed sleep or appetite, weight change, tiredness, lack of motivation, low concentration and/or libido, physical pain, and suicidal thoughts.

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of depression, please download this factsheet.