Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "depression"

    60 million Nigerians ‘at risk of depression’

60 million Nigerians ‘at risk of depression’

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    Eat Me: Fights depression, aids sleep… why chia seeds are nature’s super food

Eat Me: Fights depression, aids sleep… why chia seeds are nature’s super food

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    Chimamanda Adichie: I thought I would strangle my husband if he were a writer

Chimamanda Adichie: I thought I would strangle my husband if he were a writer

Chimamanda Adichie, an award-winning author, reportedly suffered instances of depression while growing up and even as an adult.Adichie’s experience was recounted through the narrative of Eghosa Imasuen, a medical doctor who attended one of her workshops.Imasuen said he encountered Adichie online after his mother showed him the picture of a "girl" in a magazine. The girl was Adichie. The incident [...]

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    ‘They said my spirit husband was responsible for my mood swings’ — mental illnesses victim speaks

‘They said my spirit husband was responsible for my mood swings’ — mental illnesses victim speaks

In May 2016, Sam Adeyemi, senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, was delivering a series of Twitter lecture on sins. One of the tweets read, “sin is the root cause of mental illnesses and the foundational solution to mental illness is salvation”.Twitter went agog with two major divides - people defending his stance and people opposing his stance; fearing that [...]

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    Chude Jideonwo: Why I’m raising N10m to build a centre for young people dealing with depression

Chude Jideonwo: Why I’m raising N10m to build a centre for young people dealing with depression

I am a very effusive person. Those who know me closely know that, even though that’s not the image that filters into the public.I just sent a mail to one of my team members saying, “My heart burst with warmth at your mail” and he responded, “Awwwwwnnn...Chude! ”. Because that’s how I choose to live my life these days – with [...]

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    Study: Early puberty in girls may lead to depression, anti-social behaviour

Study: Early puberty in girls may lead to depression, anti-social behaviour

A new study says girls who experience their first menstrual period as early as age seven are at a greater risk of developing depression and anti-social behaviours. Jane Mendle, lead author of the study, said such girls were found to be "psychologically vulnerable" in their adolescent years. [...]

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    Eat Me: Relieves depression, prevents dehydration… 11 reasons to love eggplants

Eat Me: Relieves depression, prevents dehydration… 11 reasons to love eggplants

Eggplant is a small, round, purple member of the nightshade family, grown for its edible fruit and widely used in cooking.It is available in different varieties, ranging in shape and size from small and round to long and skinny and in colours from indigo to white.Eggplants are a rich source of vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, vitamin K,vitamin B6, [...]

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    Eat Me: Fights stomach cancer, regulates blood sugar… Six reasons to love groundnut

Eat Me: Fights stomach cancer, regulates blood sugar… Six reasons to love groundnut

Groundnut is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.It belongs to the pea and bean family, but it is considered a nut because of its high nutritional value. [...]

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    WHO: What to do when you are feeling depressed

WHO: What to do when you are feeling depressed

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says adolescence and young adulthood can be a stressful period so has put out a list of to dos in case depression sets in.Depression is an illness characterized by sadness, loss of interest in activities that were formally enjoyable and inability to carry out daily activities for at least two weeks.WHO also says depression usually [...]

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    Over 300 million people living with depression, says WHO

Over 300 million people living with depression, says WHO

More than 300 million people are now living with depression, which is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, according to the latest estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO).The UN agency released the estimates ahead of World Health Day on April 7. [...]

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