Menopausal women at risk of anxiety

Menopausal women at risk of anxiety

The phase of menopause could be a rollercoaster ride for many women. It can be quite frustrating for a woman to deal with this phase since it can be difficult to even understand the reason behind the continually changing moods. There are a number of studies that explore the intricate relationship between menopause and anxiety. Read more

Hatha yoga, an effective non-medical intervention for treating anxiety

Hatha yoga, an effective non-medical intervention for treating anxiety

“He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything.” The Arabian proverb rightly puts into perspective the benefits of good health. But the fear of unknown and constant worries can destroy the peace of mind, pushing the mind into a state of unrelenting and deep-rooted anxiousness, which medical practitioners identify as anxiety disorder. Read more

Anxiety disorders affect new mothers more than depression: Study

Anxiety disorders affect new mothers more than depression: Study

It is normal to feel a bit stressed during pregnancy, but if this stress continues and causes increased levels of anxiety and depression, it may affect the mother and the child. It is important for expecting mothers to seek medical help for possible psychiatric disorders that may affect them during pregnancy or in the phase of early motherhood.

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High-fat diet may worsen anxiety and depression: Study

High-fat diet may worsen anxiety and depression: Study

A high-fat diet is responsible for not only a bulging waistline but also for increasing the risk of depression and anxiety disorders in individuals. This was recently revealed by a team of researchers from France who conducted a study to learn about a bidirectional link between type-2 diabetes mellitus and depression.

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Are your past experiences haunting you? PSTD may be the reason

Are your past experiences haunting you? PSTD may be the reason

Does a past trauma still haunt you? Do you still shiver while reminiscing an incident that took place years ago? Did a previous unpleasant episode hurt you so much that it left a scar on your mind? If such feelings constantly affect you and make you distressed as ever, then post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) might be the reason. Read more