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8 Tips to Treat Teenage Depression

Teenage Depression

According to Medicine Net, about 20% of teenagers experience depression into their adulthood. General symptoms of depression include feeling down, hopeless and irritable for more than two weeks. Teenagers can be moody in general, however, the intensity of their feelings from high to low can been seen as a sign of depression. They will withdraw from social activities …

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A Guide for New Mothers – Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

Welcoming a newborn into the family can be a highly emotional time, especially for new mothers. They may be overwhelmed by the sudden change in responsibilities and lifestyles. However, sometimes it can also bring in something unexpected: Post-partum blues, or more severely, Post-partum depression. Is it normal to feel depressed after delivery? Following childbirth, many moms face mood …

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How to Stay Active and Healthy during Ramadan?

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Ramadan can be a great opportunity to not just bolster your faith but also benefit your body. Fasting, when done correctly, can decrease your risk of heart disease and diabetes, boost your mental health and even break your addictions. Here are a few tips to follow during the holy month that can keep you hale and …

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Depression After Losing a Loved One

Depression

Life is full of wonderful moments, however, at times there are also moments of tragedy. Such a tragedy may be the death of a loved one. Mourning a death is a unique experience. Losing someone close to you can be earth-shattering. The loss can trigger feelings of grief, which for some go away in time but …

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Exercise and Healthy Diet Help Fight Depression

Fight Depression

Exercise Being depressed can leave you feeling low in energy, which might put you off from being more active. However, a review of studies stretching back to 1981 concluded that regular exercise can improve mood in people with mild to moderate depression. It may also play a supporting role in treating severe depression. Exercise enhances …

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How can you Help Children with ADHD?

ADHD

In the previous post, we saw the various manifestations of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Now let’s explore the different management options available currently. Does ADHD have a cure? How can you make school and other social settings manageable for a child with ADHD? How is ADHD diagnosed? As of now, there is no single …

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The Science of Depression

Depression

Mental health includes our social, emotional and psychological well-being. It affects how we feel about something, think and act towards it. It plays an important role in handling stress, choices and social relationships. Depression is a common condition that affects one’s mental health. It is commonly known to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the …

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What are the Different Types of Depression?

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Depression cannot be characterised by a singular form. There are various types of the condition, with varying symptoms. Knowing the type you have, can aid in getting the best treatment you need. Learn about the different types. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Certain people can feel low and depressed according to the seasons of the year. When there is …

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Warning Signs of Depression

Depression

It is natural to go through mood swings on a day-to-day basis. However, if you are feeling low and hopeless all the time then you may have depression. Many of us maybe feeling depressed from time to time, however, it is essential to remember that depression makes it difficult to function and enjoy your life …

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Children grow through phases, during which they can be restless, inattentive and distracted. However, many parents may worry that their children’s behaviour seems different from other kids’. Read more to find out what constitutes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its symptoms. What is ADHD? ADHD is a group of behavioural symptoms marked by: *Inattention: your …

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