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Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Greening sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated spaces could be an important and inexpensive tool to help address the rising cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, suggests a study. “Dilapidated and vacant spaces are factors that put residents at an increased risk of depression and stress and may explain why socioeconomic disparities [...]

July 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Turns out, biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents. Researchers at Wolters Kluwer Health stated that the currently recommended treatments for adolescent anxiety i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy and antidepressant medications have important limitations. Anxiety and fear are typical reactions to the academic, social, and developmental [...]

July 29, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Quite often experts from all over have said that there is a pathophysiological relationship between heart failure and depression and anxiety. A recent study by Harvard Review of Psychiatry says that around one-third of the people who are in depression or suffer from anxiety have higher chances of progressive heart diseases. Christopher Celano, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues [...]

July 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Beating performance anxiety

Beating performance anxiety

Sexual performance anxiety, though not much talked-about openly, is actually one of the most common sexual issues that Indian men have to deal with. Mumbai-based doctors say that the city has youngsters in their thirties visiting sexologists and counsellors for issues pertaining to performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction. “90 per cent of men, with perfectly [...]

November 6, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beating performance anxiety