07/10/2014 08:51 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Proof Debt Hurts More Than Just Your Bank Account (INFOGRAPHIC)

Debt could be taking a toll on more than your bank account. An abundance of research shows how it can also have negative effects on the body and mind.

That's troubling news, considering indebted U.S. households have an average credit card debt of $15,191, mortgage debt of $154,365 and student loan debt of $33,607, according to NerdWallet.

Take a look below at the DebtConsolidation.com infographic for more on how debt affects health. Struggling with debt yourself? CNN Money has some good tips for controlling personal debt here.

Infographic courtesy of DebtConsolidation.com.