Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Staff By Staff on November 9, 2017 We have heard of air pollution leading to chronic respiratory disease, lung infection and asthma. But have you heard of air pollution causing severe mental health problem? Well, not many people know about it. A new study has found a link between toxic air and psychological distress and that air pollution may be bad for your mental health. The higher the level of particulates in the air, the greater the impact on mental health, researchers said. "This is really setting out a new trajectory around the health effects of air pollution," said Anjum Hajat, from the University of Washington in the US. During the study, scientists have identified "social determinants" of physical and mental well-being, such as availability of healthy foods at local grocers, access to nature or neighbourhood safety. Air pollution, too, has been associated with behaviour changes - spending less time outside, for instance, or … [Read more...] about Air Pollution Can Affect Your Mental Health Says Study
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Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on July 11, 2019 Every year on this day, World Population Day is celebrated to bring awareness about the exploding world population and the importance of reproductive health. The primary aim in observing this day is to focus on the need and importance of controlling the world population. It also raises awareness about reproductive health because a large number of pregnant women succumb to poor reproductive health. The Main Objectives Of World Population Day: This day is celebrated to empower young girls and boys. Educating the younger ones about reasonable and youth-friendly techniques to avoid pregnancies at an early age. Educating people to remove gender stereotypes from the society. Ensuring that education is necessary for girls and boys. Easy access to reproductive health care services to every couple. Educating people about sexually transmitted diseases and how can they be prevented. Demanding … [Read more...] about World Population Day 2019: Importance Of Reproductive Health
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Staff By Staff on November 7, 2017 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the common health issue among women, especially in their child-bearing age. Whatever might be the cause, but PCOS can have a serious impact. Infertility is one of the major consequences. This apart, there are several other health issues too. A new research has found that women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. PCOS is a chronic disease in which elevated male hormone levels can cause a range of distressing and life-limiting symptoms, including reduced fertility, irregular periods, excessive facial and body hair and acne. During the study, the researchers assessed over 17,000 women diagnosed with PCOS and followed them for a period of six months regularly. When compared with unaffected women, matched for age, body mass index and geographical location, the study found that PCOS patients were more likely to be diagnosed with mental … [Read more...] about Suffering From PCOS? Then You Might Be At A Risk Of This
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on October 4, 2018 Psychosomatic disorder refers to a physical illness or disease that is thought to be caused by mental factors like depression and anxiety or stress, according to The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders. In this article, we will write about the causes, symptoms and treatment of psychosomatic disorder. Some of the physical diseases are made worse by mental factors such as anxiety and depression. And a person's mental state can affect the degree of severity of a physical disease. So, What Exactly Is Psychosomatic Disorder? When a physical disease is thought to be caused by mental factors, it is referred to as a psychosomatic disorder. 'Psyche' means the mind and 'somatic' means the physical signs and symptoms that are visible for the disease. Psychosomatic disorder includes diseases or conditions like stomach ulcers, eczema, psoriasis, high blood pressure and heart disease. Depending … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Psychosomatic Disorder
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on August 10, 2018 Demi Lovato, a Grammy-nominated singer, actress and songwriter recently spoke about her drug addiction also called substance use disorder. She has come out and spoken about her battle with addiction. On the other hand, Whitney Houston, the iconic singer lost her life due to addiction. Substance use disorder is a pressing issue that affects the youth and adults alike. The other celebrities in the circuit who suffered from the substance use disorder are Ed Sheeran, Zac Efron, and Justin Bieber to name a few. Back in India, drug addiction is leading to suicides. The National Crime Records Bureau data shows that the states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are at the top when it comes to drug or alcohol addiction-related suicides. In this article, we will be talking in detail about substance use disorder and its types. So, What Is Substance Use Disorder? Substance … [Read more...] about Substance Use Disorder: What Are The Effects Of Drug Addiction & How To Manage?