It is important to keep our rational thinking alive and not be driven by irrational thoughts in order to keep our mental health in check in the time of Covid-19, says psychiatrist Dr. Gaurav Kulkarni. He says people may not be able to control the biological or social causes of … [Read more...] about What to do if we experience depressive symptoms during Covid
Helping people can benefit our mental health, especially in the time of a pandemic. Psychiatrist Dr. Gaurav Kulkarni says that altruism and doing selfless things for people, however small they may be, has great benefits for our mind; it gives us a sense of purpose, well being, … [Read more...] about Helping others can reduce anxiety during Covid, says psychiatrist
If people experience abnormal sleep patterns that are interfering with their physical, mental, and emotional functioning, it may be time to seek professional help for it, says clinical psychologist Dr. Poojashivam Jaitly. Stress and anxiety during the pandemic may be leading to … [Read more...] about How the pandemic is impacting our sleep
Question from: Khushbu Datta, 32 Answer by: Dr. Sangay Bhutia, a hair transplant specialist at Hair & Senses. She is also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery When people start to see more hair fall than usual, extra hair on their comb, … [Read more...] about Ask a Doc: How can we prevent hair loss? Is it reversible?
The likelihood of postmenopausal bleeding being cancer may not be very high, but it is a cause of concern and needs medical attention immediately, says gynaecologist Dr. Anuradha Sharma. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) … [Read more...] about What causes postmenopausal bleeding?
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) gives a lot of hope to couples who want to have their own children but cannot conceive. However, the treatment can be stressful and it can take a physical and emotional toll on women. The injectable hormones which are a part of IVF treatment can … [Read more...] about IVF: Infertility specialist talks about the success rate, mental stress, and exhaustion
People who are prone to anxiety, or are suffering from anxiety disorders don’t always have access to resources and professional help. It has been even harder for them as they come to terms with an unprecedented situation in the form of a pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus … [Read more...] about What should you do when you have anxiety
When our brain perceives something as a threat, it leads to a fight or flight reaction, which can trigger anxiety. It is normal to feel a little anxious but if it hinders your everyday functioning, it can be treated using therapy and, in some cases, medication. Bengaluru-based … [Read more...] about Why do we feel anxious?
Mental health issues are given little importance in India. Psychologists say that if our emotional and mental state is so disturbing that it is interfering with everyday functioning, then it is time to seek professional help. Do you believe that women in India are still not … [Read more...] about Indian women are still reluctant to talk about mental health
If you feel anxious, nervous, or worried more than usual, or have bouts of uncontrollable highs or feel overwhelmingly sad accompanied with signs like restlessness, irritability, panic, it can be a sign of mental health problems. A significant change in sleeping and eating … [Read more...] about Signs that you may be suffering from mental health issues