Foods and mental health- 3: 7 nutritious foods to reduce ADHD symptoms

November 25th, 2016 | Rachael

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that impacts an individual during childhood and might improve or worsen as a child gets older. The disorder is characterized by continuing inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that also interferes with the person’s functioning or development. According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 11 […]

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Foods and mental health- 2: 5 super foods to help manage anxiety

November 23rd, 2016 | Rachael

Anxiety is one of those illnesses that is difficult to diagnose with almost everyone complaining about being anxious in this fast-paced world. However, anxiety as a mental disorder is very different from just being anxious and may need medical intervention if it becomes severe. In recent times, as the awareness about mental health problems and […]

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Foods and mental health­–1: 7 super foods to keep depression at bay

November 21st, 2016 | Rachael

A number of lifestyle factors can make an individual feel depressed. These can either be stress at work, trouble in family, or fight with a loved one. An individual may resort to various means to get over his/her bad state of mind and fend off depression. One may interact more with his/her friends, read a […]

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Time to talk about men’s mental health – Part 4: Therapies for treatment

November 18th, 2016 | Rachael

Men can equally suffer from mental disorders which require therapy as part of a holistic treatment procedure. However, it has been observed that men have a lower tendency to seek help. This can be attributed to social, psychological and personal values that are attributed to men in general. However, in recent years there has been […]

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Time to talk about men’s mental health– Part 3: Depression and its symptoms

November 17th, 2016 | Rachael

Men usually tend to overlook the symptoms of depression as they think it to be a part of life. However, men are four times more likely to feel suicidal, as highlighted by Bloomberg in a 2014 article. Therefore, it is important for men to be aware of the symptoms of depression because untreated depression can […]

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Time to talk about men’s mental health- Part 2: Common mental disorders in men

November 2nd, 2016 | Rachael

Many men suffer from acute mental illnesses but do not report it to their physicians either because they are ashamed or scared of the stigma attached. As a result, they end up suffering from lifelong disorders, which when left untreated, can become severe. However, no one needs to live like this. Men can now avail […]

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