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
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
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.
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
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
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?
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
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Most people with the disease get a diagnosis after age 65. If it’s diagnosed before then, it’s generally referred to as “younger onset” or “early onset” Alzheimer’s disease. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but there are treatments that can… Continue reading What is Alzheimer’s disease?
This will open your eyes!Read to the end; and then, send it to Others on your list as I just did to you! Prof Anugweje treats terminal ill Cancer patients by an “unorthodox” way and many patients recovered. He is also a sports medicine specialist.He insists that all athletes eat fruits on empty stomach. Before… Continue reading HOW BEST TO EAT FRUIT
1. Best all-around: The Mediterranean diet The Mediterranean diet is consistently rated as one of the healthiest eating patterns for almost anyone, including women over 50. Based on the eating patterns of people in Greece and Southern Italy in the 1960s, this diet is characterized by its low saturated fat content. It primarily comprises vegetables,… Continue reading The 5 Best Diets for Women Over 50