Healthy Vision

On Sunday this week precisely on August 21,2022, Keyna Health Show will complete the second and concluding edition of the program on Healthy Vision. What is regarded as a healthy Vision?Healthy Vision refers to a normal visual acuity comprising, clarity and sharpness of vision, measured at a distance of 20 feet. Once you have the… Continue reading Healthy Vision

Five Ways To Cope With PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by witnessing or being part of a frightening or shocking event, and it can affect day-to-day life and productivity. In this article, we discuss a few ways that you can keep its symptoms under control. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is best known as the condition that affects people who have… Continue reading Five Ways To Cope With PTSD

How travel may benefit brain health

The study authors proposed the potential benefits of tourism, sometimes called “travel therapy,” in treating people with dementia. One definition of tourism the researchers used was “visiting places outside one’s everyday environment for no longer than a full year.” They note that the experience of tourism has four main components to it: –how it impacts… Continue reading How travel may benefit brain health

Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

Death by suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The foundation estimates approximately 45,000 Americans die by suicide each year — that’s an average of 123 suicides per day. These numbers, however, are thought to be much higher. Despite the high rate of… Continue reading Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

FINDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHEN YOU NEED MORE THAN THERAPY

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Mental health conditions, even when they’re temporary, can affect every area of your life. While psychotherapy is a powerful and effective tool for treating mental health, you may find that you need other kinds of treatment or support to get the best outcomes. The American Psychological Association confirms that blending psychotherapy with medication works for… Continue reading FINDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHEN YOU NEED MORE THAN THERAPY

Strategies To Cope With Emotional Challenges.

Ever feel like you need to cry, scream, laugh, punch a pillow, or dance it out? We’re often taught to bury our pain and soldier on. Over time, this can lead to repressed emotions, also known as unconscious avoidance. Research from 2019 linked emotional repression with decreased immune system function. Here are a few ways… Continue reading Strategies To Cope With Emotional Challenges.

How I Coped Better With Bipolar Disorder

Before getting a diagnosis, part of me didn’t want to know if I had a mental health condition. I started my writing career at 22 years old, which was when my early symptoms of bipolar disorder began. I was working as a music journalist for a local online magazine based in Phoenix. Like most young… Continue reading How I Coped Better With Bipolar Disorder

Geriatric Medicine

Geriatrics or Geriatric Medicine is a specialty of medicine focussing on the physical, mental and social well-being of older people. It aims to promote their health, by preventing and treating diseases & disabilities. Geriatrics Syndromes refer to common health conditions in the elderly that don’t fit into the disease category. They include delirium, falls, incontinence,… Continue reading Geriatric Medicine

Why Do You Need Two Doses for Some COVID-19 Vaccines?

COVID-19 is the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. While many people with COVID-19 get mild symptoms, others can become seriously ill. Several vaccines have been developed to protect against COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has so far authorized three COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use. Two of these are the Pfizer-BioNTech and… Continue reading Why Do You Need Two Doses for Some COVID-19 Vaccines?

Mental health promotion and prevention

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Promotion and prevention interventions work by identifying the individual, social and structural determinants of mental health, and then intervening to reduce risks, build resilience and establish supportive environments for mental health. Interventions can be designed for individuals, specific groups or whole populations. Reshaping the determinants of mental health often requires action beyond the health sector… Continue reading Mental health promotion and prevention

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