Tags : #depression

Uncovering the real causes of depression

Book: Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and The Unexpected Solutions Author: Johann Hari Publisher Bloomsbury Price Rs 469 Dr Avni S. Tiwari Lost Connections – Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions is a very engrossing read. It starts with a story about being diagnosed with depression and […]Read More

Healthcare tips for middle-aged moms

Dr Prathima Reddy Access to health care in India, especially for women, depends on various factors. Socioeconomic status, education, caste, religion, geography, urban/ rural areas of residence and cultural factors. Traditionally, women’s health has received attention only during pregnancy and childbirth. After this, the health of the woman is largely ignored. Even today in several […]Read More

We, as a society, need to accept the mentally ill

Dr Manu Tiwari Mental health awareness week starts every year on the second Monday in May. This year, it is between May 14 and May 20. It is truly an exciting time for the discipline of mental health. For one, the Mental Healthcare Act has been passed by the Parliament and acknowledged by the Prime Minister […]Read More

Five foods that reduce anxiety

Team L&M Some people tend to eat more when depressed, and in the process put on more and more weight. What if we tell you that you can eat to your heart’s content whenever anxiety overwhelms you…Yes! you read it right. You can eat large portion but only of the food items we tell you. […]Read More

It’s okay to slow down: Munawwar Sharifi

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha He takes pride in staying aloof from the petty rat race and enjoys walking along not trying to catch up with anyone. Who is this? You must be wondering. Well, he is Munawwar Sharifi, the same artist whose art installation you have seen at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2018, It’s Ok! […]Read More

10 myths & facts associated with depression

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha April 7 is observed as a World Health Day every year. Each year the day is dedicated to a particular disease. This time the theme is Depression: Lets Talk. Yes, the word which we all often use, but I am sure, without actually knowing the real meaning if it. Let me give […]Read More

5 lifestyle changes to beat depression

Dolly Kumar Feeling gloomy and low on mood from time-to-time is a normal part of life, but if the despair and anxiety cripples you for a long period of time, it could be an indication of a severe disorder, depression. Depression is a mood disorder which is characterised by intense feelings of sadness, grief, melancholy, […]Read More