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Aromatherapy may help treat depression
Aromatherapy may help treat depression
Aug 16, 2017

Depression today affects more than 300 million people all over the world, highlights the World Health Organization (WHO). As the leading cause of global disability, it affects women more than men. Women may become sad and hopeless while men tend to become aggressive, irritable and angry. Men are also less likely to share their problems

Anxiety disorder may deteriorate employees’ job performance
Anxiety disorder may deteriorate employees’ job performance
Aug 16, 2017

Stress is a usual part of everyone’s life. Unhappy experiences, stressful events and unpleasant memories can cause excessive worry and instill a sense of unreasonable fear in people. This can turn into an anxiety disorder, which has a negative impact on everyday activities. The condition can affect any individual from any sphere of life. Workplace

Uncommon addictions affecting families
Uncommon addictions affecting families
Aug 16, 2017

When talking about addiction, images of people taking drugs or holding bottles of alcohol come to the mind. However, addiction is not restricted to just drugs, alcohol, cigarette and prescription painkillers. There are other things that people can get addicted to as well. Here are the three uncommon addictions that are most prevalent in families:

Misconceptions that worsen depression
Misconceptions that worsen depression
Jul 20, 2017

Depression is a serious mental illness that demands medical intervention to help a person regain control of his/her life. Many people believe that sadness and depression are the same. However, that is not the case. Sadness lasts for a short duration but clinical depression is characterized by prolonged sadness and feeling of hopelessness, which affects

Alcoholic dementia – Heard of it?
Alcoholic dementia – Heard of it?
Jul 20, 2017

It is an undeniable fact that alcohol abuse deteriorates one’s physical health. But several researches conducted in the past provide evidence that consuming alcohol over a long period of time can have severe negative effects on one’s mental health, one of them being alcoholic dementia. Alcoholic dementia refers to a state of neurological damage and

3 latest drug abuse trends among teenagers
3 latest drug abuse trends among teenagers
Jul 10, 2017

Traversing through teenage years is tough and challenging. It’s a time marked by emotional ups and downs, hormonal changes and social pressures. The teens acquire a sense of freedom and tend to become secretive, adamant and rebellious. This is also the time when they become more experimental and could develop a curiosity for dangerous substances.

Most Loved literary expressions for alcohol lovers
Most Loved literary expressions for alcohol lovers
Jul 10, 2017

“Alcohol is a way of life, alcohol is my way of life, and I aim to keep it.”  – Homer Simpson from The Simpsons This might be one way of putting how much someone loves drinking. Alcohol, perhaps the most favorite drink for people all across the world, has become common in social gatherings, college

Even the Internet may mess with your mental health
Even the Internet may mess with your mental health
Jun 15, 2017

Internet has become the backbone of technology, business and entertainment in today’s world. Whether it is watching movies, looking up for the best restaurant in town, reading news and getting information about upcoming events, its presence is ubiquitous. Unfortunately, easy accessibility of information via smartphones, tablets and laptops and consistent use of it has led

Generalized anxiety disorder: Preventive tips
Generalized anxiety disorder: Preventive tips
Jun 15, 2017

People suffering from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) experience persistent fear or worry about things in life even when there is no apparent reason for it. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), this mental health disorder affects approximately 6.8 million adults or 3 percent of the U.S. population. GAD is different from

What is borderline personality disorder?
What is borderline personality disorder?
May 17, 2017

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that involves unstable mood patterns, behavior, self-image and functioning. Often resulting in impulsive actions and disturbed relationships, the person experiences extreme episodes of anger, depression and anxiety that lasts from a few hours to days. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), BPD affects