Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it

Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress, a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it‘Burnout’ isn’t a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve […]

#YogaDay2019: Yoga may help ease mood disorders in Parkinson’s patients, finds study

People with Parkinson’s disease may have less anxiety and depression when they practice yoga focused on mindfulness and breathing exercises, a small experiment suggests

#YogaDay2019: Yoga may help ease mood disorders in Parkinson’s patients, finds studyParkinson’s disease is one of the most common chronic neurodegenerative diseases. Classic motor symptoms include tremors, rigidity, slowed movements, and postural instability – but patients with Parkinson’s can also experience a variety of cognitive problems as well as psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety, researchers note in JAMA Neurology. For the study, researchers randomly assigned […]

Lack of sleep linked to mental health problems for college students, suggests study

Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, state researchers

Lack of sleep linked to mental health problems for college students, suggests studyWith each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%, according to findings presented June 11 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The findings suggest college students might benefit from sleep health education, stated lead author Thea Ramsey, an undergraduate at the University […]

#YogaDay2019: Yoga keeps the mind and body young, reveal 22 clinical trials

People who practice yoga often share anecdotes regarding its beneficial effect on their mental and physical health. Intrigued by such reports, some scientists set out to verify whether the benefits are real

#YogaDay2019: Yoga keeps the mind and body young, reveal 22 clinical trialsYoga refers to a series of mind-body practices that originate in Hindu tradition. However, they are growing in popularity across the world as an alternative well-being practice. A review analysing the results of 22 randomised clinical trials has found that yoga practice can improve many aspects of physical and mental health among older adults. Some […]

#YogaDay2019: Yoga improves health in later life, reveals study

Older adults who practice yoga are more likely to be in better mental and physical shape, research suggests

#YogaDay2019: Yoga improves health in later life, reveals studyYoga improves physical function as well as mental well-being in healthy adults over the age of 60, the study found. The physical benefits of yoga – an ancient practice that includes the use of postures and regulated breathing – were found to include better muscle strength, balance and flexibility. Boosts to health Boosts to mental […]

Two hours a week spent outdoors in nature linked with better health, finds study

Spending time in nature can boost overall well-being, but how much exposure do we need? A new study concludes that 2 hours each week is enough to reap the benefits. Spending just 2 hours a week in green spaces such as parks, woodlands and fields has been linked with people feeling healthier and happier

Two hours a week spent outdoors in nature linked with better health, finds studyThe health benefits of being out in nature have been well-documented and will seem common sense to many of us, but until now no one has quantified exactly how much time might be beneficial. The magic number emerged from analysis of a survey of 20,000 people in England, who reported how long they spent in […]

Does work-related stress lead to weight gain? A new study finds answers

One doesn’t need a broad study to see that, since working six times a week can already be so stressful and exhausting. So what more if the nature of the work itself and the environment around it become stressful as well? For all of its negative impacts, however, can weight gain be included in the mix? A new research attempts to answer that question

Does work-related stress lead to weight gain? A new study finds answersA Swedish study attempted to find out if work-related stress contributes to an increase in weight. We all know that work-related stress often has negative results to our physical and mental well-being, leaving us suffering from immense fatigue, lack of sleep, anxiety and even a number of conditions that can be dangerous if left untreated. […]

Following a Mediterranean diet can help reduce risk of depression later in life

Maintaining a Mediterranean-type diet may protect against symptoms of depression in later life, according to new research presented here at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting

Following a Mediterranean diet can help reduce risk of depression later in lifeAdherence to a Mediterranean-type diet has long been recognised as being good for physical health and has been associated with longer life and reduced risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. It may also have protective effects against cognitive decline in older individuals. A Mediterranean-style diet generally emphasises eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and […]

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you are

When you say healthy, it often brings to mind an image of person that exercises all the time and only eats nutritious food while avoiding junk like candy and fast food

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you areHowever, it actually demands so much more than that. Truth is, being truly healthy means that one should have a sense of ‘physical, mental, and social well-being, and the resources to live a full life.’ Of course, we don’t always think of it that way. In fact, in most cases, eating healthy and pairing it […]

65% counsellors believe students not aware of mental illnesses: Fortis Mental Health Program study

Search engines and social media were reported as a preferred source of information for students about mental health. Fortis Mental Health Program conducts a survey to ascertain the need for a mental health curriculum in schools

65% counsellors believe students not aware of mental illnesses: Fortis Mental Health Program studyTo emphasise the need for incorporating a mental health curriculum in schools, Fortis Healthcare’s Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, under the aegis of Dr Samir Parikh, conducted a survey among 200 school counsellors, special educators, and occupational therapists across 130 schools in Delhi/NCR and Mumbai. The survey questionnaire consisted of 17 questions to […]
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