Research found that moderate and intense exercise relieved anxiety symptoms. About 286 individuals with anxiety syndrome were recruited from Gothenburg's primary care facilities. After a 12-week program of group exercise sessions, majority of the people went from a moderate degree of anxiety to a low level of anxiety. Previous research on physical exercise in depression revealed significant symptom relief. Cognitive-behavioral therapy and… read-more
A finding published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics based on 29 studies around the world said depression and anxiety "doubled" during the COVID-19 pandemic in children and adolescents. Non-involvement in ''school routines and social interactions'' increased the problems for kids. ''Estimates show that one in four youth globally are experiencing clinically elevated depression symptoms while one in five has anxiety symptoms'' said the… read-more
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A source of serotonin, a hormone controlling mood and anxiety, cherries are recommended to lower anxiety and avoid memory loss, stated nutritionist Nmami Agarwal. She added that cherries regulate overall health and improve muscle recovery. Additionally, it is a reliable food for weight loss due to low sugar content. Helpful in joint-related pain, cherry also reduces the chances of gout attacks, the nutritionist highlighted.
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Actor Gurmeet Choudhary launched a free COVID-19 tele-consultation service 'Covi-Med' for home isolation patients. Tying up with 19 young doctors across the country to help the patients with mild to moderate symptoms, the doctors will be available from 10AM to 8PM. Extending help for COVID-19 induced anxiety, the details of doctors are published on the actor's Instagram account which can be availed through WhatsApp numbers 8178867066 and… read-more
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Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on May 16 revealed that he experienced anxiety and sleepless nights for nearly 10-12 years in his 24-year professional career. Adding to it, master blaster said, “I started accepting later that it was a part of my preparation." Further, he highlighted the importance of acceptance for the mental health of the cricketers and also thanked frontline workers for all their efforts amidst the pandemic.
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Amid increasing COVID-caused mental stress and anxiety, nutritionist Nmami Agarwal said the issues can be handled by making simple tweaks into our everyday diet. Highlighting the correlation between gut health and mental health, she suggested that adding nuts, fish, yogurt, idli, and polyphenol-rich items like coffee and green tea increases the production of healthy gut bacteria in the body. Exercise and a healthy sleeping pattern also work… read-more
To treat depression and anxiety, a 30-year-old US citizen injected himself with the psychedelic drug, found in "magic" mushrooms. Skipping his medicines, the man resorted to consume the mushrooms which are potent to reduce opioid. However, he directly injected these mushrooms, meant to be taken orally, in his veins which has resulted in organ failure as the fungi began to grow in his bloodstream. Subsequently, the man was put on ventilator… read-more
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