Stress

Eat To Beat Stress – Food To Reduce Anxiety!

By Dt. Preetha Kiran Anchan, Dietitian/Nutritionist There are foods that you stuff yourself with when you are under stress or suffering from acute anxiety. More than often, these foods actually do more harm than good. And then, there are foods which actually go a long way in reducing anxiety as well as…

Surgery – How To Avoid Complications Related To It?

By Dr. Bijay Kumar, General Surgery Surgical procedures have progressed a lot over the years. They do not pose as great a risk today as it did half a century ago. However, there is still some risk involved nonetheless. According to a survey, around 10 percent of people undergoing major surgery in…

Stress & Blood Pressure – What You Need To Know?

By Dr. Akshata Bhat, Psychiatry Stress can increase blood pressure temporarily. However, researchers are not sure about whether long term blood pressure can be the result of stressful situations. Our body produces hormones when a person deals with a stressful situation. These hormones accelerate the blood pressure which makes the heart beat…

Nervous Breakdown – How To Manage It?

By Dr. Kunal Bahrani, Neurology It is common to be affected by anxiety or stress on a regular basis, but it can be managed easily. Nervous breakdown occurs when stress and anxiety accumulate to such a large extent that it has a huge wrecking impact on your life. It is a…

Nervous Breakdown – How To Handle It?

By Dr. Shuchit Pandey, Neurology It is common to be affected by anxiety or stress on a regular basis, but it can be managed easily. Nervous breakdown occurs when stress and anxiety accumulate to such a large extent that it has a huge wrecking impact on your life. It is a type…

Insomnia – How Can It Be Treated?

By Dr. Nisha Khanna, Psychology Insomnia is the persistent inability to sleep for a prolonged period of time due to a number of reasons. In further medical parlance, insomnia is a sleeping disorder that is characterized by perpetual fatigue and the inability to fall asleep in spite of that. Chief causes…

IVF – Precautions In Pregnancy Through It!

By Dr. Poonam Agarwal, Gynaecology In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is becoming more and more common among women who are unable to conceive children naturally. To explain the process simply, IVF is a method through which the egg and the sperm are fused, i.e. fertilized in a laboratory dish and then the embryo…

Things You Must Know About Personality Disorder!

By Dr. Joydeep Acharjee,Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder, often abbreviated as BPD is a psychological condition. People suffering from this condition generally do not have a clear identity, can harm themselves and have serious difficulties in maintaining relationships. This particular condition is usually characterised by the lack of ability to manage your…

How Is Stress Detrimental For Your Sex Life?

By Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana Shafakhana, Sexology Stress stemming from negative events (distress) tends to take a toll on your sex life. When you are dealing with distress, it is difficult to cope with whatever is happening on the sexual front, which is why you tend to lose focus and end…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Srikant Sharma, Psychiatry Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster.This can cause a serious and shocking response in the sufferer’s mind. What Causes PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that is triggered…