Mumbai: Work stress forces 40% of doctors to consume sleeping pills

In a recent survey carried out to understand the problems being faced by doctors, such as increased work pressure and stress related to it. The survey brought forth some interesting findings and highlighted the burdens being faced by doctors  

Mumbai: Work stress forces 40% of doctors to consume sleeping pillsGadge Diabetes Care Center recently conducted a survey with doctors to understand their work pressure and how much quality time they spend with themselves or families. In the survey, 40 % of the doctors were female and 60% were male. In the age group of 40 and above, the doctors using sleeping pills is below […]

Financial stress can have a major impact our heart, reveals new study

People who reported significant financial stress were 13 times more likely to have a heart attack than those who had minimal or no stress. The researchers studied over 106 patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction but without any symptoms of cardiac diseases

Financial stress can have a major impact our heart, reveals new studyPeople worry about money — a lot. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA), 72 per cent of those in the United States felt the weight of financial stress at least once in the past month. Another sizeable 22 per cent said that they experienced extreme financial stress in the past […]

Work pressure forces 5 AIIMS doctors to seek psychiatric treatment

Five doctors attached with India's premiere hospital, AIIMS, have been admitted for psychiatric treatment. Doctors say, work pressure and stress are the two major contributors for this. Due to which the doctors have been suffering from psychological problems and mental strain. The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) at AIIMS, have written a letter to the institute’s director demanding the organisation to start a helpline for struggling doctors

Work pressure forces 5 AIIMS doctors to seek psychiatric treatmentMounting work related stress and pressure, have taken a heavy toll on the mental health of five doctors attached to India’s leading hospital, All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). All the 5 doctors were admitted to the psychiatric ward last week. One of them had tried to commit suicide and the others have voluntarily […]

A bad marriage can harm a woman’s heart

A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed

A bad marriage can harm a woman’s heartThe study, funded by the National Institute of Aging, was recently published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior and sought to examine whether marital quality is related to risk of heart disease. It also looked at whether gender or age influenced the relationship between marriage and heart health. Michigan State’s Hui Liu and […]

Bullying has long-term health impacts, affects both perpetrator and victim

Boys who engaged in more bullying in childhood tended to be aggressive and were more likely to smoke in adulthood, which increases risk factors for cardiovascular disease and other life-threatening diseases. Boys who were bullied, tended to have more stressful life experiences

Bullying has long-term health impacts, affects both perpetrator and victimAccording to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Being bullied in childhood may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health well into adulthood The unique study tracked a diverse group of over 300 American men from first grade through their early […]

How dietary prebiotics are linked with better sleep

Prebiotics lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, help in improving digestion, and reduce risk of obesity and result in better hormonal balance

How dietary prebiotics are linked with better sleepWhat is the first thing that comes in your mind when you hear the word bacteria? A large group of harmful microorganisms? But not every bacteria that exists is harmful. Probiotics are the bacteria that are good for our health and are found in fermented foods like yogurt, buttermilk and kimchi. On the other hand, […]

Soon: Mental health lessons to be included in school syllabus

With an aim to create awareness amongst the school students of standard VIII, IX, X, the central government is considering to include mental health lessons in school syllabus. The concerned officials have been asked to give suggestions regarding the same. In future, along with other subjects, the students will be educated on mental health

Soon: Mental health lessons to be included in school syllabusSchool students are a vulnerable population. They are in a period of their lives that is crucial for their mental health development. Children will be taught how to handle stress, depression and so on. For which, the central government is considering to include mental health lessons in school syllabus. Prakash Javadekar, Union Human Resource Development Minister […]

Your relationship with money is an important one, here’s how to deal with it

Money doesn’t have to control you. You can control how it affects your life and your health on a day-to-day basis. From professional help to everyday tasks you can do yourself, there are many resources available to help you get your finances, and how you think about them, on track

Your relationship with money is an important one, here’s how to deal with itChances are stress and anxiety about money are a part of your daily life. From rent and mortgage payments to health expenses and childcare costs, the list is endless. You’re definitely not alone in this plight. We all have some kind of stress or anxiety related to money. That’s despite the fact that, above a […]

Reasons behind the irritatingly frequent urge to urinate

Those with an overactive bladder usually must urinate eight or more times a day, often awakening more than two times at night

Reasons behind the irritatingly frequent urge to urinateI have just one regret, about not having been born a male, and it concerns plumbing, namely how easy it is for men to eliminate liquid waste, whether by avoiding long bathroom lines or being able to relieve themselves discreetly when no facility is available. My male envy grew after I contracted poison ivy on […]