Outdoor Swimming May Improve Physical And Mental Health
New studies reveal the health benefits you can get from outdoor swimming. From a healthy, glowing, skin, stronger resistance, to a happier mood, open water swimming definitely proves to be an invigorating form of exercise and fun.
Fifty Shades-Style Sex Boosts Physical And Mental Health
Psychologists say that Fifty Shades-style sex can greatly boost physical and mental health. Health benefits include lowering of stress levels which could significantly improve quality of health of the couple.
Trump's Mental Health Challenged By Political Colleagues
Senator Al Franken reveals what his political colleagues really think about Trump's mental health. Some of them, he says, are deeply worried about the president's temperament as he displays some unprecedented behavior as an American president.
Mental Health Services Needed In Schools As Student Trauma Rises
A new statistics on young people show that more kids are calling helpline seeking help for serious mental health issues such as depression. There is also an increase on suicidal reports among young children.
Mental Health Deaths Double In Three Years
A recent statistic in England reports that mental health deaths have risen by 50% in the last three years. Funding cuts experienced by mental health facilities is identified as the primary reason for the rise in deaths.
Mental Health Conversations Can Eradicate Stigma
While kindness and compassion are comforting, what people with mental health problems really need is an open conversation about the stigma they experience. This is why charities have organized a Time to Talk day for people with mental issues to share their expereinces on a personal level, which could help lessen the stigma.
Long-Work Week Puts Health At Risk
An Australian study says that a long work week can detriorate physical and mental health of both men and women, but more so in women. Women have caring responsibilities at home the add stress to their mental health, urging companies to modify the standard work week for tha sake of those with caring duties outside of work.
South African Scandal: Nearly 100 Mental Patients Die In Ill-Equipped Facilities
A new report have uncovered the most tragic South African scandal, involving the deaths of nearly 100 mental health patients. The deaths were due to the unlicensed and ill-equipped facilities failure to provide proper care.
Depression Could Affect Your Heart Just As Much As Bad Cholesterol
When thinking of heart attacks, you might assume that the most common causes are smoking, high cholesterol, or obesity. Mental health issues are probably left behind individual concerns. But a new study found out that depression also poses great heart health risk just as other more familiar heart disease contributors.
Handwriting Gives Clues About Your Physical And Mental Health
Scientists have found a way to diagnose physical and mental health with significant accuracy through handwriting. Included in the diseases that can be tracked and detected are hypertension, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and even schizophrenia.
New Study Shows Psychopaths Have Below Average Intelligence Contrary To Popular Belief
There have been recent studies claiming that psychopaths are not of high intelligence, at least not all of them are.
Mental Health Problems Challenge Bank Systems
Banks are being recently challenged with the rise of demands of mental health problems that require them to modify their systems. Present bank systems make it difficult for mentally-ill patients to stay on top of their finances.
Stop Smoking Services Help Smokers Improve Their Mental Health
A study shows that people who seek help from stop smoking services report a boost in mental health and are more consistent in quitting the habit. Depression and smoking have been previously linked, with quitting smoking decreasing symptoms of depression.
Mental Health: Teens Who Seek Mental Care Have Less Depression In Adolescence
A new study found that 14-year-old teens who seek mental health services have less depressive symptoms in late adolescence. A seven times increase of risk of being diagnosed for clinical depression is reported by age 17 for those without medical help.