Researchers have increasingly been studying the effects of diet and nutrition on mental health. Many of them have noticed that people who follow a standard Western diet, which includes highly processed foods and added sugars, have higher risks of developing anxiety and depression. Although the majority of the research to date has focused on the […]
Depression takes away your energy and reduces possibilities, making it difficult for you to feel positive. Sometimes, simple activities such as exercising or spending time with friends, can seem exhausting or impossible to put into action.
Last year, Rishika (name changed), a 12-year-old student of a reputed school in the national capital, began feeling restless. She knew something was not right and looked around for help but found none. Her working parents barely had time for her and the teachers in school would only discuss the syllabus and its completion. Six […]
Do you feel down in the dumps, when the weather goes cold? Relax. You are not alone. The cold and dreary winter season forces us to stay indoors, get less exercise, become unsociable and eat unhealthy food. This impacts both our mental and physical health. Here are some easy tips to help you look after […]
What is ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect your child’s success at school, as well as their relationships. The symptoms of ADHD vary and are sometimes difficult to recognize. Many of the individual symptoms of ADHD can be expected for any child to experience. So, to make […]
It’s important to take swift action if your child is suffering from anxiety as it can have a life-long impact if neglected, writes Dr Phil Kieran. CHILDHOOD anxiety is on the rise over the last few years with many people saying this generation is not as resilient as the last (this has, it turns out, been […]