Tag: Depression

7 Worrying Reasons Why India’s Women Are More Prone To Depression Than Men

According to a study, depression will be the second-leading cause of disability worldwide by 2020. Depression is widely prevalent in women in all age groups, especially in India. Indian women face hurdles which including stigma about mental health, lack of mental health professionals, lack of awareness, the disadvantaged position of women in society, multiple roles, increased levels of stress, and domestic violence.

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How to help loved one with anxiety disorder?

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” -Kris Carr 

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.”

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