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Sinus problems linked to increased risk of depression, anxiety

Researchers focused on chronic rhinosinusitis, which happens when the cavities around the nasal passages are inflamed and swollen for at least 12 weeks. Symptoms can include facial pain and headaches, nasal obstruction and an impaired sense of smell. The condition has long been linked to a lower quality of life and problems with physical, social, […]

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Teens who seek solitude may know what’s best for them

Being kind to yourself can help boost your mental and physical health

Previous studies have shown that this threat response damages the immune system. Researchers believe the ability to switch off this response may lower the risk of disease. Taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and loved ones has psychological and physical benefits, new research suggests. In the study, published in the journal Clinical Psychological […]

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Disrupted sleep could be an early indicator of mood disorders

Past research has found that people with a circadian rhythm, or biological clock, that’s out of step with their daily routines – like split shift or night shift workers – can have an increased risk of emotional, behavioural and psychological problems. The current study examined 24-hour activity levels for 91,015 participants who agreed to wear […]

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‘India is reeling under the issue of serious mental health epidemic’

Awareness regarding the mental health is the need of the hour. According to the National Mental Health Survey of 2016, nearly 14 per cent of the country’s population requires mental health interventions, tweeted President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, November 2. We are looking at a mental epidemic that is quite serious, he added. Experts […]

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38% Indians face mental health problems, reports survey

Why mental well-being at the workplace matters

A negative work environment can trigger physical and mental health problems. It can also push someone towards substance abuse or alcoholism and also can affect productivity of an employee or individual. To highlight the importance of mental health at the workplace, the theme for the World Mental Health Week 2017 is ‘Mental Health at Workplace,’ […]

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