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Mental Health Under Quarantine

The Merkle Sunday, 29 March 2020
The USA has recently become the nation with the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases. This has prompted the government to close many stores and make everyone stay home, unless in cases of emergency. This stay at home order and with it an increasing anxiety can be damaging for your mental health and stability if nothing is done. Self isolation can have many effects on the mind and body. Social isolation may lead to increased high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and even stroke. Within only a few days, self isolation can raise levels of anxiety and depression – releasing

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The World Health Organization, or WHO, reports 264 million people across the globe suffer from depression. Being stuck in isolation can increase these symptoms.

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