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Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds
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Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds

Many COVID-19 vaccines already in circulation are up to 95 percent effective, provided other conditions including mental health are met.

You can spend long hours on your phone and not worry about mental health
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You can spend long hours on your phone and not worry about mental health

The study team, in turn, found that mental health was actually associated with concerns participants felt about their own smartphone usage.

Is harking back to '90s hits and classics only an outcome of fresh content crisis? Nostalgia experts weigh in
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Is harking back to '90s hits and classics only an outcome of fresh content crisis? Nostalgia experts weigh in

Experts say conjuring nostalgia by watching old movies or taking up old hobbies is an effective way to cope with stress and anxiety. It can lift moods, boost confidence, and inspire a sense of optimism.

COVID-19 stress syndrome: Five ways the pandemic is affecting mental health
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COVID-19 stress syndrome: Five ways the pandemic is affecting mental health

We also observed that elevated COVID-19 stress is associated with favourable attitudes towards vaccination, use of personal protective equipment and pandemic-related altruism.

High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study
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High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study

The study found that heavy users, who spent an aggregate screen time of 17.5 hours per day across all devices, reported the least healthy dietary patterns and the poorest health-related characteristics, including a significantly high BMI

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance
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Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance

A study, published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, indicates that an unhealthy lifestyle does contribute to the development of sexual disorders and dysfunctions in the long run

Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it
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Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it

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

Study finds increase in broken heart syndrome cases during COVID-19 pandemic: All you need to know about this condition
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Study finds increase in broken heart syndrome cases during COVID-19 pandemic: All you need to know about this condition

Nearly 7.8 percent of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) are being diagnosed with broken heart syndrome during the COVID-19 pandemic as compared to the 1.5-1.8 percent before the pandemic

International Yoga Day 2020: Studies say yoga not only aids physical fitness but also reduces stress
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International Yoga Day 2020: Studies say yoga not only aids physical fitness but also reduces stress

International Yoga Day, which is celebrated annually on 21 June aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga

International Yoga Day 2020: Here's how kundalini yoga and kirtan kriya can help reduce risk of dementia
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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

Mental Health Tips: Five ways to practise self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Mental Health Tips: Five ways to practise self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic

While it may seem like you can’t possibly find the time for it — given you’re managing your home as well as work — it’ll be better for you in the long run.

Re-thinking productivity during the pandemic, countering a culture obsessed with being 'useful'
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Re-thinking productivity during the pandemic, countering a culture obsessed with being 'useful'

In a more well-adjusted world, we would not expect ourselves to be constantly productive during a pandemic. But our world is dysfunctional at best, and we need reminders about how we’re not working from home but rather "at home during a crisis, trying to work", to stop feeling disappointed in ourselves

Coronavirus lockdown: Calcutta University begins free online counselling service for students' mental well-being
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Coronavirus lockdown: Calcutta University begins free online counselling service for students' mental well-being

The university has also issued a circular with the name and number of the faculty members whom the students may call at specified time slots for counselling services.

Stress can rob you of your decision making abilities and affect your capacity to formulate plans
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Stress can rob you of your decision making abilities and affect your capacity to formulate plans

To test the effects of stress, participants in the experiment were warned of electric shocks and this effects the way they reacted.

Stuck indoors and stressed? Practice yoga says cardiologist that believes meditation plays a role in cardiovascular disease
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Stuck indoors and stressed? Practice yoga says cardiologist that believes meditation plays a role in cardiovascular disease

He wrote down guidelines meant for cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiovascular disease researchers on behalf of American Heart Association.

Breathwork can help you stay calm when the world seems topsy-turvy
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Breathwork can help you stay calm when the world seems topsy-turvy

Any kind of breathing exercise is called breathwork. While the term may be new, the concept is old.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Taking care of your mental health during periods of self-isolation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Taking care of your mental health during periods of self-isolation

For most people, minor uncertainties are enough to stress them out, the current scenario brings a greater amount of uncertainty with it.

International Women’s Day Part 7: Five things women worry about but shouldn’t
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International Women’s Day Part 7: Five things women worry about but shouldn’t

Research shows that women are more prone to anxiety disorders and depression than men.

6 mental health tips for people who've been body-shamed on social media
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6 mental health tips for people who've been body-shamed on social media

There is no point in trying to please your bullies - only do what you think is good for your mental and physical health.

Art therapy: What is it and who can benefit from it?
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Art therapy: What is it and who can benefit from it?

If you’re working towards improving your mental health or dealing with social anxiety, stress, emotional problems, art therapy may be worth a shot.