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, concentration 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.