Health Conscious/ Mental Health

June 24, 2018

In our previous post, we discussed what is OCD and the most common symptoms seen among the individuals who suffer from it. Now that we know what the condition is, we’ll explore the common treatment modalities available so that when you find a friend or a loved one with OCD you can get them the best possible care to lead a normal life. A score of research has been carried out on OCD over the years and listed below are the commo...

June 13, 2018

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is a complex psychological disorder that can affect anyone from a teenager to an elderly. As the name implies, it has something to do with obsessions and compulsions. OCD is categorized under anxiety disorders in the DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental illnesses). As human beings, we all have the susceptibility to fall prey to obsessions and compulsions at some point of our l...

May 13, 2018

In our previous mental health related posts, we’ve mentioned a number of different forms of psychotherapy used in current practice to relieve anxiety disorders and depression. Even though there are a few popular modes of therapy like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure Therapy, there are a number of other therapies that are being used to treat different conditions under different circumstances and for different personal...

April 22, 2018

In one of our recent posts, we discussed the main symptoms of depression and ways to identify the illness early. Once you’ve concluded that it is depression, the next step would be to treat the disease promptly without making the individual susceptible to complications. There are a number of treatment modalities that are being used to cure the illness successfully. These range from simple psychotherapy to electro-convulsive th...

April 12, 2018

In the modern societal context, we break our heads just to stay ahead of the race. While the technological advancements allow our body to cope up with this pressure to a certain extent, our minds are left unattended. Brain Fog, as the name suggests, is that state of mind where you are no longer able to focus on a single subject and is often left with mental confusion. It is also referred to as "Brain Fatigue" where o...

April 2, 2018

Depression is one of the most commonly talked about and experienced mental illnesses in the world. It causes significant impairment in one’s day today life and social life with considerable disengagement from the normal activities. According to the most recent estimates done by WHO, over 300 million people are living with the illness; diagnosed or not diagnosed. Many people with lesser severe forms of the illness tend to hide...

March 15, 2018

There are a few more anxiety disorders that are prevalent in the society. These disorders are different from one another and have a unique set of features that sets them apart from the rest. Some are the result of a traumatic event and some can be genetically driven. Whatever the causative factor, these disorders can cause significant impairment to one’s social, personal, and professional life if not treated promptly. Therefor...

February 16, 2018

Anxiety is that nervous feeling you get when performing certain tasks or being in social situations. This can vary from just a mild nervousness to a severe panic attack. You will have to agree with me when I say anxiety is universal. Every human being at some point of their lives has experienced anxiety. While a mild degree of anxiety is normal and sometimes even helpful, higher levels can interfere with your day to day life i...

January 29, 2018

I don’t think to start this post I need to define what Homosexuality is, as it is a known entity in the modern world. However, for the sake of completion, the Britannica encyclopedia defines it as “sexual interest and attraction to members of one’s own sex.” The term Gay refers to homosexual attraction between males and Lesbianism refers to the same between females. History of Homosexuality History of homosexuality dates bac...

January 24, 2018

We are living in the age of information where one needs to process a significant amount of data at a given moment to literally survive. Having a clear and precise memory becomes a vital aspect of the day to day life of anyone from an average laborer to a Neurosurgeon operating on a patient’s brain.

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