Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health’

Carrierism is detrimental for the mind

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

BusinessExcessive desire for success in your career has a high price – the nerve cells die more quickly, say researchers from the University of Warwick, UK, which surveyed more than 5,000 people, raised in the past five years in their official capacity. Overall results show that the mental health of people received significant increases, it is noticeably worse, but because of its load at work less often they realize the problem and do not seek specialized help. “With increased responsibility, a person is subjected to greater stress, the researchers explained Chris Boyce and Andrew Ovald. They pay attention to the fact that for the period from 1991 to 2005 were conducted around 1000 test that showed no signs of improving the health of employees following their promotion: A previously thought that the higher is occupied office, the better it feels man – both physically and mentally. Meanwhile, a new study by Finnish researchers suggests that long long time increases the risk of neurological disorders. “Mental abilities of people who work more than 55 hours per week are lower than their colleagues who labor less.

Depression threats

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

DepressionWhether you would be aware of your condition if you suffer from depression? Placing such a diagnosis is difficult even for specialists, because there are a number of other conditions that mimic the symptoms and course of the disease. Feeling depressed? Unfortunately, you are certainly not just you. As a rule, female sex is up to 2 times more affected by depression than men. In fact, every fourth woman falls into that state at some point in her life, hard statistics.
How do we know if we are just sad or depressed?
Sadness and anxiety are feelings that everyone experiences. In contrast, depression is a specific clinical condition that affects the functioning of your body, mood and thoughts. In order to be placed really serious depression diagnosis should feel extremely sad or apathetic to the world around you. It must also meet at least four of the following seven criteria:
• Sharp are gaining or losing weight or your appetite without being challenged him for his purpose.
• Insomnia or excessive sleepiness.
• Unusual lethargy or agitation and difficulty getting out of bed.
• Living lack of energy and chronic fatigue.
• Low or unreasonable evaluations of guilt.
• Difficulty in concentration, thinking and decision making.
• Common suicidal thoughts

Is there an ideal age for motherhood

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

MotherThere is no question that it is better to be born children of young age, when the mother’s body has a maximum sustainable power and immunity. As regards the ideal age of a medical standpoint the optimal reproductive age women 20-35 years. And it has its explanation. At a young age the body’s future mother was not fully formed, so he is not ready to bear the global hormonal and physiological changes associated with pregnancy. Moreover, according to psychologists, the woman at the time of pregnancy must be formed and as a person to recognize and experience the feeling of motherhood and to forward your child’s life experience. That’s why comprehensive perspective of the ideal age for conception ranged between 22 and 30 years.

Do not fear from the senility

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

KidsYoung people who think that old age is a serious time and discontent, the elderly really more often suffer from other serious illnesses. In these cases of stroke or heart attack are more frequent, showing results of a study conducted over 30 years at the Center for Public Health at University Yale in the United States. According to medics quoted by Reuters, attitudes toward aging may significantly determine the future health of the man when he reaches old age. “Negative thoughts in old age, which are so inherent to the very young can affect in a negative way on their future health. Even after accounting for other factors affecting the deterioration of health, remains a clear link between perceptions of the aging process and especially the development of cardiovascular disease in the elderly, doctors say. In people who believe that adults are always in poor health, the risk of heart attack or stroke was significantly higher. More common are hypertension and other chronic cardiovascular diseases, statistics show made 30 years after the beginning of the study. U.S. cardiologists’ claim that negative thoughts have an additional pressure on the work of the body.

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