Wednesday 26th July 2017,
Radio Metta

Depression

Let’s talk depression and create awareness

Let’s talk depression and create awareness

In 2015, Aanchal (name changed) was told by her doctor that she was suffering from clinical depression. A severe mental illness (mind that illness is not same as disorder), that made her go through one of the toughest times of her life. Having friends around did not make things any easier for Aanchal. In fact, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Let’s talk depression and create awareness

Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Today, many things have lost their meaning. Be it relations, work, passion, leisure and so on. And it is becoming difficult for people to find contentment and peace in this stressfull fast-paced modern life. Simple life has faded away. Most people are in a state of restlessness and depression that leads to several health issues. People [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Fight depression, find joy in simple living

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

A new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that a particular gene may be responsible for amplifying or reducing stress, depending on its level of activity and thus, triggering the risk of depression . This particular gene is known as Slc6a15 and its link with depression has been found in both animals and humans. The study throws [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Being sick is not a good feeling, but not all of us can help it sometimes when the seasonal flu or other ailments take over our health. It is important therefore for parents to pay attention to their children’s health right from an early age because those habits are what shows results in their future. [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression