Excessive sugar intake may increase the risk of aggressive behaviour, bipolar disorder and ADHD, suggests study
Excessive intake of fructose, specifically high fructose corn syrup, can stimulate craving, risk-taking, impulsivity and aggression and increases the risk of ADHD and bipolar disorder
Using weighted blankets may reduce sleep issues related to anxiety, insomnia and psychiatric disorders
The results of a study indicated that the use of weighted blankets resulted in better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level and reduced daytime symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety.
The impact of dementia on a young person, their lives and those around them can be immense and often debilitating.
Monitoring 24-hour heart rate, metabolic changes and inflammation can help diagnose depression faster, new research shows
A whole body perspective should therefore be taken into account while recommending treatments or therapies, especially for depression.
The US National Sleep Foundation defines sleep apnea as a type of sleep disorder that is marked by abnormal breathing.
A person with suicidal tendency may show anger, sudden calmness, improvement in their behaviour, insomnia or excessive sleeping.
The link between vitamin D and depression: Here's how the sunshine nutrient can affect your mental health
Vitamin D not only aids calcium absorption in the body, leading to good bone density and health, but also helps reduce inflammation, improves cell growth, neuromuscular and immune function
A recent report by Lancet Commission indicates that taking action against certain lifestyle risk factors at an early age can reduce the risk of developing dementia later in life to a large extent
COVID-19 and mental health: All you need to know about toxic positivity and how to deal with it during the pandemic
Toxic positivity is the concept of being only happy and positive through everything in life and avoiding all things which trigger negative emotions.
A lack of libido or sex drive, while distressing, is actually a very common problem and occurs to men, women and even people on the LGBTQ+ spectrum
Why addressing compassion fatigue amid the coronavirus crisis is crucial to navigating such extraordinary times
In one of his Patriot Act episodes last year, American comic Hasan Minhaj succinctly summarised compassion fatigue as having '50 tabs open in our mental browser and we’re about to crash.'
Hindi cinema's depiction of mental health vilifies single women. It's a trope we can no longer overlook
The representation of single women with depression in popular culture has been largely unidimensional: failure is depicted as the main cause of the mental illness, and characters are shown being self-destructive and suffering heartbreaks
Deepika Padukone questions celeb photographer for sharing, monetising photos of Sushant Singh Rajput's mortal remains
After Sushant Singh Rajput's passing, Deepika Padukone had shared a statement on social media in which she reiterated the need to talk, communicate, and reach out to those who may be coping with mental illnesses.
International Yoga Day 2020: Narendra Modi says ‘pranayama’ can boost immunity amid COVID-19 pandemic
Yoga has emerged as a force for unity and it does not discriminate as it goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. In his message on the sixth International Day of Yoga, he said due to the coronavirus pandemic, the world is feeling the need for Yoga more than ever.
International Yoga Day 2020: Here's how kundalini yoga and kirtan kriya can help reduce risk of dementia
Every year, 21 June is celebrated as International Yoga Day to highlight the many benefits of yoga
Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita depicts the suicide of an intellectual, and the death of everything he stands for
Two words have dominated the conversations — in the media, on social media, and all around us — in the entertainment beat this week: “suicide” and “depression”.
Deepika Padukone continues her mental health awareness campaign on social media: You can't 'snap out' of depression
Deepika Padukone started voicing her opinion on the importance of mental health through her The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF) in June 2015.
Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: The unspoken hierarchies in Bollywood and what it means to be an 'outsider'
For every cliché-ridden post of being shocked and saddened after Sushant Singh Rajput's unnatural death, there are those calling out the powers that be for their cavalier attitude towards outsiders
Coronavirus outbreak may lead to rise in paranoia, depression and other mental health disorders, suggest studies
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April 2020 indicated that public health emergencies of the scale of the novel coronavirus outbreak can evoke a number of emotional reactions and unhealthy behaviours in both individuals and communities
Dakota Johnson reveals prolonged battle with depression, says her brain 'moves at a million miles per minute'
Dakota Johnson opened up about her years-long experience with depression, in a newly published interview for Marie Claire for the 'Summer 2020' issue