Depression is one of the silent killers in the world.Some experts say it can be deadly if not treated early. sometimes people are ignorant of what is going on in their lives, or they are too busy with the hussle and bustle of life, that when depression hits, they either don't realize it or they just assume they are tired and take medication that will ease the pain, or reduce the levels of tiredness. Depression can also make one loose appetite, thus you don't have the urge to eat, you will start having habits that are questioning like sleeping all the time. I guess the best way to deal with depression, is being concious with what is going on around you and in your body. Pay attention to the little details in your everyday life. With that said and done you will be able to avoid depression from setting in, but if it is already there please seek medical attention, meditate, keep yourself busy talk to someone about how your feeling, that is very therapeautic.