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Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Cognition means your thoughts and behavior implies your actions or approach that manifest from your mind. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a psychotherapeutic technique that focuses on manipulating your thinking process to improve your behavior and actions.  CBT has been applied to manage different types of psychological challenges, of which depression is… Read more »

Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

There are several synonyms of fatigue that can be used alternately to define the similar condition of the mind and body: exhaustion, tiredness, and lethargy. Fatigue can be mental and physical. The former occurs when your mind is overworked, and performing a task seems an insurmountable challenge. At the same… Read more »

Stroke risk factors – Controllable and Uncontrollable.

Stroke risk factors – Controllable and Uncontrollable.

Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is stopped or reduced to a great extent, which further leads to the death of brain cells. It can happen to anyone of any age group. Certain risk factors contribute to an increase in the chances… Read more »

Altitude sickness: Symptoms, Causes & Management

Altitude sickness: Symptoms, Causes & Management

Overview of altitude sickness Altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness is a potential problem for people who travel each year to altitudes exceeding 8,000 feet. It is rare a problem for 300 million people in the world who live at high altitudes, due to the phenomenon of acclimatization. Proper acclimatization… Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes: When to see Doctor? Complications & Treatment

Swollen Lymph Nodes: When to see Doctor? Complications & Treatment

Alternative names: Swollen lymph glands, Lymphadenopathy, Swollen glands, Swollen nodes Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes are small bean-shaped glands present throughout the body, which are significant to the immune system. Usually, neither the nodes can be felt (except for those present in the neck, armpit, behind ears, and in the groin… Read more »

Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Fever is not a disease or an infection. It is a symptom of any medical condition that tells us that the body’s immune system is trying to fight off or cope with overcoming it. What is Fever? Normal body temperature allows the optimum functioning of every organ and cell in… Read more »