Health News – Mental Health linked with Healthy Diet

Changing lifestyles and increasing access to processed foods has reduced our intake of fresh, nutritious, local produce, at the same time as our intake of fat, sugar, alcohol and additives is much higher. Approximately, two thirds of those who do not report mental health problems eat vegetables, fresh fruit or fruit juice every day, compared with… Read More Health News – Mental Health linked with Healthy Diet

Health News – Indicators of Suicidal Behaviour

Researchers “looked especially at the characteristics and behaviours of those who had attempted suicide”, and found that “certain patterns recur” before attempts.They said the risk of an attempt was “at least 50% higher” if a depressed patient displayed:”risky behaviour” such as reckless driving or promiscuous behaviour”psychomotor agitation” such as pacing around rooms or wringing their… Read More Health News – Indicators of Suicidal Behaviour

How to Gain Weight

Reasons for being under weight General reasons for being under weight can be as follows:-     Inadequate feeding habits  Prolonged meal time gaps   Poor selection of foods Increased physical activity without increasing the food intake can lead to energy deficit, are a few of the major reasons for being underweight. Clinical reasons for being under weight… Read More How to Gain Weight

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting development of the person’s communication and social interaction skills. Autism is called complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person’s life. People with autism have issues with non-verbal communication, a… Read More Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Music Therapy

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music could heal both the body and the soul. A number of clinical trials have shown the benefit of music therapy for short-term pain, including pain from cancer. Music Therapy is a medical process that uses music to heal. When used with conventional treatment, music therapy can help to reduce… Read More Music Therapy