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Mental Health

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD): A Neurodevelopmental Disorder

    Is ADHD a Mental Illness? Should it be taken seriously?

    If you see a child facing difficulties in sustaining attention or showing recurrent, impulsive behavior. In that case, the chances are that they may be showing early signs of ADHD. A mental health condition like ADHD usually occurs in childhood, preferably around three and six. Getting early medical treatment can help prevent the further progression of the disease in adulthood.

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  2. Clinical Depression: What Causes a Major Depressive Disorder?

    Clinical Depression

    Clinical depression is medically defined as a major depressive disorder that is characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. In other words, it is a mental health disorder that affects an individual’s ability to feel, think, and behave, leading to a variety of emotional and physical problems. The symptoms of depression can be mild, temporary or chronic depending upon a number of factors. One gets diagnosed with clinical depression only when the symptoms reach at the chronic end of the spectrum and requires professional treatment.

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  3. ‘I Experienced Death’: Can You Die From a Panic Attack?

    can you die from a panic attack

    There is often an inherent difficulty when it comes to the analysis of mental health. For decades, mental health as a topic has been on the back seat. To the relief of mankind, mental health has rightfully picked up speed as a topic. The millennials and Gen Z have contributed to the growing awareness and the prominence of the topic. A panic attack is a component under the umbrella term of mental disorders. A panic attack is an unforeseen and instant episode of anxiety or fear. 

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  4. Why Don't Men Talk About Mental Health?

    men's mental health

    According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness(NAMI), one in five adults in the USA experienced mental illness in the year 2021. However, only around 37% of men diagnosed with mental illness received treatment. Though men are less likely to cultivate mental illness as compared to women, they are more prone to committing suicide according to the Centre for Diseases Control and prevention. The stats pointed out are quite alarming.

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  5. Break the Silence: Combat Men’s Mental Health With Yoga

    benefits of yoga for men

    Insecurity and social stigma have prohibited men from accepting their vulnerabilities. The gender stereotype of portraying men as the strong ones have created a hue about the emotional viabilities of men. Men are more likely to commit suicide. Because men diagnosed with depression often avoid treatments or talking about it, the former fact does not come out as a surprise.  According to a survey conducted by Mckinsey, half of the unemployed males in the United States of America cannot go to work because of the health conditions they have been suffering from. The survey indicates the direct relationship between mental and physical health. Yoga practice can be an effective tool to combat mental health. The benefits of yoga include healing and improving mental health. 

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  6. Social Phobia: What Makes A Person Socially Anxious?

    Social Phobia

    Have you felt socially anxious before giving a speech or during the period of a competitive exam? Of course, it is normal to feel so in such situations, but what if that feeling of social anxiety occurs more frequently in your daily routine and starts impacting your academics, work and even relationships. For example, feeling excessive fear of a situation, worry about embarrassment and humiliation or concern about offending someone can all be signs of social anxiety.    

     

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  7. All About Autism Spectrum Disorder

    genetic autism

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complicated generative illness that includes continuous shortcomings in socialization, verbal expression, physical responses, and confined/soul-destroying behaviors. One in 60 children approximately is expected to suffer from genetic autism, according to CDC.  Autism spectrum disorder is also four times less prevalent in girls than in boys, and many girls with ASD show less obvious symptoms in comparison to boys. Genetic Autism is a lifelong lasting state.  However, many children identified with ASD go on to live self-sufficient, fruitful, and accomplished lives. This article here majorly sheds light on the condition of children and adolescents.

     

     

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  8. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD): Everything You Need To Know

    Post-traumatic stress disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once known as shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious mental disorder that happens when a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic or terrifying event. The disorder was clearly noticed during the time of World War-I and was named combat fatigue. In World War II, the disorder affected the combat veterans and the civilians due to countless losses. As per the  National Center For PTSD, almost 15% of Vietnam War veterans and 12% of Gulf War veterans were affected with PTSD. Therefore, Post-traumatic stress disorder can happen to anyone and at any age.

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  9. Alzheimer's Vs. Dementia: What Is The Difference?

    Alzheimer’s vs dementia

    Are you not sure what is the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia? You are not alone. While there are several similarities between these conditions, there are also some key differences. Learning about these two terms will expand the knowledge of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, their families, and their caregivers.

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  10. 10 Common Anxiety Triggers and The Best Ways To Deal With Them

    Anxiety triggers

    Do you know what anxiety is and what triggers anxiety? Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress that can happen due to many different reasons. It may happen in ordinary moments or hit without warning, and so it can be very difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. However, certain things can make anxiety worse. Some triggers can make anxiety more likely and also make you more susceptible to several other related conditions. Without any further delay, let's discuss some of the common anxiety triggers and the best ways to deal with them.

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