Mental Health

Treatment of lightheadedness

Treatment of lightheadedness

How do we define lightheadedness? It is a feeling of dizziness- you tend to feel that your head is spinning, and you will fall, i.e. you are losing balance over self.  Lightheadedness or dizziness is not a disease; rather, it could be a symptom of a health complication like that… Read more »

Lightheadedness: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Lightheadedness: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Lightheadedness is a feeling of faintness. Although lightheadedness is not a severe problem, it might need a medical examination, if it occurs regularly. What is Lightheadedness? Lightheadedness is a generalized feeling of dizziness when one is usually sitting or standing upright. This feeling can be recurrent, transient, or maybe chronic… Read more »

Migraine Signs and Symptoms

Migraine Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Migraine Throbbing headache on one side of the head The intensity of the headache worsens Headaches interfere with regular activities Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light, noise, and smell Sleepiness, irritability, fatigue, and depression Dos and Don’ts of Migraine Sleep and wake up at the same… Read more »

Stress in Daily Life and Management

Stress in Daily Life and Management

Overview of stress There have been faster changes in all wakes of life during the last few decades than earlier. The ‘quality of life’ has drastically improved due to advances in the fields of science and technology, medicine, telecommunication, and other areas. The faster pace of life, time and work… Read more »

Depression: When To Seek Help, Symptoms & Treatment

Depression: When To Seek Help, Symptoms & Treatment

Just because you are sad for a moment doesn’t mean you are depressed. Depression is a state of mind – that lasts long. It could be defined by various reasons that interfere with an individual’s emotional well-being, making him or her sad (depressed) to the extent that leading a healthy… Read more »

Bulimia (bulimia nervosa): Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Bulimia (bulimia nervosa): Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Overview of bulimia Bulimia takes its roots from the Greek, where bous means ‘ox’ and limos mean ‘hunger’, indicating a state of excessive hunger. Bulimia, also called as ‘bulimia nervosa’, is the most common eating disorder. It involves binge eating followed by inappropriate behavior to avoid weight gain. Binge eating… Read more »

Dementia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Dementia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Overview of dementia Dementia takes its roots from Latin, where ‘de’ means ‘apart’ and  ‘mentis’ means ‘mind’. Dementia is the disease of the brain causing loss of cognitive functions (reasoning, memory and other mental abilities) due to trauma or normal ageing. Dementia is not normal with aging. It can occur both… Read more »

Anxiety: Symptoms, Risk Factors & Treatment. Living with Anxiety

Anxiety: Symptoms, Risk Factors & Treatment. Living with Anxiety

Overview of Anxiety Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, fear or worry. Anxiety disorders are disorders of the nervous system causing unreasonable worry, which is not based on the fact. Anxiety can occur with or without cause. This disorder is accompanied by a variety of physical symptoms related to… Read more »

ADHD: Signs and Symptoms

ADHD: Signs and Symptoms

A child is said to have ADHD if it shows signs and symptoms of the disease for 6 or more months and its ability to function in two areas, i.e., at school and home is affected. The signs and symptoms of ADHD are discussed under three types as given below…. Read more »

ADHD – Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD – Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurological disorder that affects millions of children. About 60% of children diagnosed with ADHD retain the condition until their adulthood.1 People suffering from this condition are inattentive, hyperactive and show impulsive behavior.2 They also struggle with low… Read more »