Life Insurance With Anxiety or Depression – What You Need to Know

Life Insurance With Anxiety or Depression – What You Need to Know

We’ve all had times in our lives when we didn’t feel at the top of our game. Maybe it was due to a job loss or the death of a family member; there are numerous reasons for feeling down.

However, according to the National Institutes of Mental Health, for 26.2 percent of Americans age 18 and older this feeling of hopelessness is due to a diagnosable mental disorder. That is approximately 14.8 million adults suffering from a major depressive disorder and about 40 million adults suffering from anxiety.

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How Does Depression Impact Your Life Insurance

How Does Depression Impact Your Life Insurance

Nearly ten percent of the adults in the U.S. have reported issues with depression, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression have also been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Women are also more likely to suffer depression than men, but with the proper treatment and lacking other health complications, buying life insurance should be affordable. Keep in mind that a history of long-term hospitalizations or time…

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