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Living with Bipolar Disorder – Symptoms and Stories

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Bipolar disorder can be difficult! Not only does this cause a person to experience mood swing frequently, but it also hampers daily activities. Before we go on to discuss the bipolar disorder symptoms, let us have a look at what it actually means. Also, we are going to reveal what is it like to live with Bipolar disorder, with the help of a patient’s story. This is a story of Rama, who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder: “As I wake up today, ready to face the world, for yet another day, I feel extremely energetic. But, as I think of...

What Is OCD? Symptoms of Ocd You Should Know About

We come across many people in our lives, whose behavior seems to be a little different. Their actions are not normal. They are either very obsessive about something, or maybe their habits are a little strange. Often we make fun of them and call them 'MAD'. This is a very strong word to use for anyone. You never know what these people might be going through. And it is not just with others. Sometimes our own actions seem strange to us. But have you given a thought to these situations? It could be the ringing bell for OCD. OCD (Obsessive...

5 Steps to Take when Migraine Hits

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Its that time of the day when you struggle to find air and suddenly throbbing pain mixed with anxiety starts to hit you, you immediately know you are in trouble. Migraine sure is difficult to handle and it does take a toll on you when it hits hard. You could be in an elevator or attending your classes as usual, or maybe working just another day, in front of the screen that stares back at you and migraine decides to give you some trouble. At times, you might feel it coming, otherwise, it is just completely out of the blues....

Alcohol – The Most Dangerous Drug

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Alcohol is the world's most dangerous drug and we all are well aware of the consequences of consuming it. In our daily lives, we all might have come across people who drink excessively and the repercussions they face. Even then, there is so much crowd in the local alcohol stores, and the scene is not surprising.Alcohol is more harmful than cocaine or tobacco. Many times we see the advertisements on TV or any other platform representing that Alcohol Is The Deadliest Drug. Indian scientists released a report in 2018 and it stated that alcohol is the most harmful drug and...

BENEFITS OF QUITTING SMOKING

BENEFITS OF QUITTING SMOKING
How many times have you thought “This is the last time” and smoked again, only to feel guilty afterward? Whether you started to smoke out of peer-pressure or for fun or to just try, did you intend to smoke for a lifetime? Most smokers would say NO! Let us have a quick glance over the reasons to quit smoking and the benefits of quitting smoking: Enhanced Vision Quitting Smoking Will Improve Mouth-health Provides Clearer Skin Lowers Cholesterol Lowers Cancer Risk Enhanced Sexual Life Stronger Immune System Strong Muscle and Healthy Bones These are just a few benefits of quitting smoking...

Insomnia – Lets Talk About It

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A well-spent day brings happy sleepIn our previous blog, we talk a little about sleepness. Now here I am going to tell you about Insomnia, which is a totally different thing. People usually get confused between these two terms, so let's start. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulties in sleeping. People who have insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep. Waking up in the middle of the night and having hard time going back to sleep. Waking up too early in the morning. Feeling tired upon waking. Types of Insomnia There...

ADHD In Children – All You Need To Know

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Childhood is a crucial time in a person’s life. It is that time when majority habits and etiquettes are molded and also a very important time for parents. Parents can understand their children as well as provide them with learning for a better future, during this time of their life. But along with this, children at times behave in a way that even parents are not able to understand. This becomes worrisome for parents and can hamper a children’s growth. ADHD in children is one such Child Psychiatric problem that, if not taken care of, can hamper their growth and...

Types Of Phobias: Signs, Symptoms And Their Treatments

Types Of Phobias: Signs, Symptoms And Their Treatments
Each and everyone is suffering from an irrational fear or two as it is very common amongst us. For some of us, these fears are minor but when fears become severe, they cause tremendous anxiety which is called phobias. What Is A Phobia? It is an intense fear of something like driving, height, water, insects and many more. Just thinking about the fear may make you anxious. Most of the phobias are either developed in childhood or later in life. If you or your friend is suffering from any phobia then consulting the best psychiatrist will help you a lot....

TYPES OF HEADACHE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

TYPES OF HEADACHE
Headache is one of the most regular medical complaints. Most of the people experience them at some point in their daily life. It can affect anyone despite everything of age, race, and gender. Headache can be a sign of your stress or emotional distress. Also, it can result from a medical disorder, such as migraine or high blood pressure, anxiety, or maybe depression. Causes Headache can start by hurting you in any part of the head, on both sides or on one side of the head. There are many ways to describe headaches. Primary headaches Primary headaches are affected directly...

Don’t forget the forgetful – Memory Loss

Don’t forget the forgetful - Memory Loss
Every person forgets things at times. Many times you keep your car keys somewhere and then try hard remembering it. Or sometimes you forget the name of a person you just met.Memory problems are very common. Everyone’s memory can disappoint them at one time or another. Have you ever: Failed to get that one thing you actually went to the market to buy; Forgotten your new mobile phone number at work; Missed someone’s birthday for whom you already bought a card; Forgotten where you parked your car or bike at the mall; Missed appointment with your doctor, or forgotten to...