According to Healthline:

Mental health conditions hit millennials hardest.

New research from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) suggests millennials may be substantially less healthy as they age.

Millennials aged 34 to 36 in 2017 were 11 percent less healthy than Gen Xers aged 34 to 36 in 2014.

Millennials have had a double digit increase in diagnoses for 8 of the top 10 health conditions.

When compared to the national population, millennials are more affected by behavioral health conditions than physical, with the highest increases shown in rates of major depression and hyperactivity.

Top 10 conditions affecting millennials, ranked by adverse health impact:

Major depression
Substance use disorder
Alcohol use disorder
Hypertension
Hyperactivity
Psychotic conditions
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
High cholesterol
Tobacco use disorder
Type 2 diabetes

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