Depression – Types and Symptoms

Depression is frequently confused with natural and circumstantial feelings of grief or sadness. However, depression is not merely a weakness. It is not something to be taken lightly. Indeed, it is quite a serious issue and can last for long periods of time. Accordingly, there are different types of depression and they could present with more… Continue reading Depression – Types and Symptoms

Schizophrenia – The “psycho” disorder?!

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a complex brain disorder, with its pathogenesis in neurodevelopmental anomalies. The 5 domains of schizophrenia include: Positive symptoms (delusions, hallucinations). Negative symptoms. Ubiquitous cognitive deficits Motor symptoms (dyskinesias). Deficits in social cognition, or socio-occupational functioning. Negative Symptoms:  Negative symptoms include blunted affect, alogia, avolition, asociality, amotivation, anhedonia, ideational constriction, apathy or… Continue reading Schizophrenia – The “psycho” disorder?!

Fits Seizures Epilepsy Treatment

Fits, Seizures, Epilepsy is a form of chronic disorder and it is characterized by recurrent seizures and importantly does have treatment options. The episodes of epileptic seizures may differ from person to person. These seizures could be a result of genetic disorder or a result of trauma or stroke. During a seizure, a patient may… Continue reading Fits Seizures Epilepsy Treatment

Depressed Women Vaginismus

Depressed Woman Vaginismus comes to mind. It is not only the cyclical changes in physiological and psychological terms that women have to endure and become resilient. Women also need to change to external circumstances.  Hence, they are probably designed to be flexible enough for change.  However, depression can get the better of even the so called… Continue reading Depressed Women Vaginismus

Worry Fear and Anxiety

Worry fear anxiety are all a normal part of life, and can even be helpful in some instances. We often worry about things that are present in our lives, such as finances, work, and family, and this worry has the potential to help us make good decisions in these areas. This is normal and is… Continue reading Worry Fear and Anxiety

Insomnia and Sleep Difficulties

Can it affect your Emotions? Firstly, there is a distinct relationship between sleeping disorders and your emotional health. In fact, both influence each other. However, insomnia and sleep difficulties, are common sleeping disorders, is generally caused due to stress and tension. In fact, depression and anxiety also account for insomnia. Indeed, it has been proven… Continue reading Insomnia and Sleep Difficulties

Sleep Hygiene

What is sleep hygiene?  Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness.  Why is it important to practice good sleep hygiene?  Obtaining healthy sleep is important for both physical and mental health. It can also improve productivity and overall quality… Continue reading Sleep Hygiene

Natural Secrets for a Refreshing Sleep

Natural Sleep Secrets Tailored to Your Nightly Needs Natural Secrets for a refreshing sleep sounds elusive. Sound slumber results in increased energy and productivity, improved heart and immune system health, a better mood, even a longer life. And hey, you just feel so much better after a satisfying 8 hours of rest. But chances are,… Continue reading Natural Secrets for a Refreshing Sleep

Exam Anxiety and Phobia

The exam season has arrived. And so has Exam Anxiety and Phobia. Students can be seen immersed in their books and notes. Excitement is in the air and so is anxiety. While the former is a good thing to see, the latter raises concerns in the minds of parents and teachers. However, the fact is that… Continue reading Exam Anxiety and Phobia

Tips for Better Sleep

Tips for better sleep. 1. Exercise Try to exercise 20 to 30 minutes a day. Daily exercise often helps people sleep, although a workout soon before bedtime may interfere with sleep. For maximum benefit, try to get your exercise about 6 to 8 hours before going to bed. Do not exercise within two hours of… Continue reading Tips for Better Sleep