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Smoking during pregnancy increasing among women with depression
Posted in Depression, Pregnancy, Women’s Health - 0 Comments

Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and leads to numerous diseases. In addition to reducing the overall health of the smokers in general. Smoking during pregnancy can cause birth defects, premature birth and even death of the infant. A new research conducted at the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the […]

Don’t be a Bully Month: Relational aggression is a reality
Posted in Education, Relationships, Women, Women’s Health - 0 Comments

Described as an aggressive behavior involving real or perceived balance of power or strength, bullying behavior can be seen in both men and women. While most studies focus on boys as aggressors, girls can be bullies too. Though both boys and girls are known to indulge in bullying behavior, relational aggression is more common in […]

Recognizing signs and symptoms of Vicodin abuse

A prescription narcotic, Vicodin is prescribed for relieving moderate to severe pain. In addition to providing noticeable relief in pain, the drug causes its user to feel a rush of euphoria and relaxation. A central nervous system (CNS) depressant, the drug works by blocking pain receptors in the brain and inducing a sense of ecstasy, […]

Excess amino acid in pregnant women may lead to schizophrenia, says study
Posted in Mental Health, Mental Illness, Research - 0 Comments

Difficult to diagnose and with no definite cure, schizophrenia can be caused by various factors that range from genetics to possible viral infections. A new research has identified the amino acid found in pregnant women as a possible cause for the development of the illness. Presently, treatment for schizophrenia targets the symptoms of the illness. […]

Understanding complex trauma and its effects
Posted in PTSD, Stress, Trauma - 0 Comments

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) defines post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as a mental health problem that develops after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like war, natural disasters, car accident or sexual assault. All these events are time-bound, in the sense that they occur for a limited duration of time. But in […]

Women’s Equality Day: When it comes to mental health, gender equality matters
Posted in Mental Health, Women, Women’s Health - 0 Comments

Gender equality is a favorite topic for political or social discourses. While discussing it, one generally focuses on the economic and political aspects, such as inequality in pay or position of power, and sometimes, the physical and psychological aspects, such as violence against women. However, the consequences of gender inequality, especially how it affects the […]

“I was, point blank, just drinking too much!”: Chrissy Teigen on her struggle with alcohol
Posted in Addiction, Alcohol Rehab, Recovery - 0 Comments

A beloved celebrity known for her straightforward answers, actor Chrissy Teigen opened up about her struggle with alcohol abuse, in a recent interview with Cosmopolitan. Talking about her past troubles with alcohol, Teigen said that she “was, point blank, just drinking too much.” The model and cookbook author also revealed that there is a history […]

Medical marijuana is no magic pill for chronic pain or PTSD symptoms, finds study
Posted in Drug Abuse, PTSD, Substance Abuse - 0 Comments

Generally taken to alleviate the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain, there is little evidence to prove that medical marijuana is helpful in treating either of the conditions. This has been suggested by two recent peer reviews published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Conducted by a team of researchers at the […]

‘You’re not alone,’ Tyson Fury offers help to Sinead O’Connor
Posted in Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness - 0 Comments

The last few days have been tough for Sinead O’Connor, the Irish pop legend, who has returned to the hospital to deal with her “unbearable” mental health demons. The 50-year-old singer-songwriter is reportedly in a New Jersey hospital receiving care, after she had posted a tearful video talking about living with mental illness and experiencing […]

National Friendship Day: Helping a friend through traumatic event recall
Posted in Trauma, Trauma and Abuse, Women’s Health - 0 Comments

Undergoing a traumatic experience can be extremely distressing and often threatening. It can result in the individual feeling fearful, even when relatively safe; constantly be on the edge; feel numb and detached; and disrupt his/her ability to come to terms with the event. Though most people recover from the trauma, it can resurface in the […]

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