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 22, 2017 Air pollution has become a serious cause of concern affecting major Indian cities. The worst consequences was recently witnessed by the national capital, Delhi. Schools were shut, all major mode of communication like the buses, train as well as the flights were severely affected. It does not stop there. Rising level of air pollution can lead to serious health issues. Respiratory problem, lung infection and asthma are a few of the most common side effects of air pollution. This apart, air pollution can have a serious impact on the sperm quality in men. A new study has found a strong link between air pollution and a drop in sperm quality. According to the lead author of the research Dr Lao Xiang Qian, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong said that, air pollution is the world's largest single environmental health risk. When we breathe in an area with high levels of air pollution, fine particulates … [Read more...] about Can Air Pollution Affect The Sperm Quality?
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on December 9, 2019 Video games can be highly engrossing and if you are addicted to them, then you could be suffering from a mental health condition. In 2018, the WHO officially acknowledged gaming disorder as a mental health condition and added the disorder to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). ICD-11 is used by medical professionals to diagnose conditions and by researchers to categorize the conditions. According to ICD-11, people who are addicted to games have difficulty in controlling the amount of time they spend playing digital or video games. They also prioritize gaming over other interests or activities. According to the American Journal of Psychiatry, an estimate of 160 million American adults play video games aged below 18 to above 50  . As per a KPMG report, 250 million Indians were hooked on to online games in 2018. In this article, we'll discuss what is gaming … [Read more...] about What Is Gaming Disorder And How It Can Be Treated
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?