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Mental Illness : A Serious Threat

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The mental disorders are a major public health problem involving mental abnormalities, of mind that causes distress or disability, and other medical condition a person might have.
Mental illness is the most neglected health problem in our society

Mental illness is the most neglected health problem in our society –  the mental illness refers to disorders of the mind that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, behavior,or mood; this condition deeply impact day to day life. In this modern era of competition mental disorders are far more common than you think. Mainly because people don’t like to or feel scared to talk about them. Modern society has started treating disease ailment as a natural process which is a serious mistake. The mental disorders are a major public health problem involving mental abnormalities, of mind that causes distress or disability, and other medical condition a person might have.

Different Mental Disorders :

 Some common ones include: 

  • anxiety disorders
  • depression
  • eating disorders
  • personality disorders
  • psychotic disorders

These types of mental illness are increasing rapidly in our society. to avoid these disorders the prevalence of chemical drugs has increased at a faster rate which gives relief for some time but doesn’t heal completely and finish the natural strength of the body.

Common Warning Signs of Mental Illness
Common Warning Signs of Mental Illness

 Causes of Mental Illness :

Several factors can contribute to the risk of mental illness. Some of them are:

  • Irregular routine 
  • Not eating a healthy diet 
  • Your genes and family history, your life experience, such as stress on a history of abuse especially if they happen in childhood.
  • Use of alcohol or recreational drugs.\

Mental disorders affect one in four people 

Treatment available but not being used,

Geneva, 4 October— One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.

Treatments are available, but nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never seek help from a health professional. 

The responsibility for action lies with governments, says WHO. Currently, more than 40% of countries have no mental health policy and over 30% have no mental health programs. Around 25% of countries have no mental health legislation.

 Way out:

  • Start your day with physical exercise and engaging with nature is helping to purify the brain.
  • Take 30 minutes to go for a walk in nature.
  • To do work diligently with pleasure.

Feeling stressed? 

  • Smile, take time to laugh.
  • Show some love to someone in your life.

Feeling anxious?

  • Take a trip down memory lane and do some coloring(Go off the grid).
  • Practice forgiveness.
  • Spend some time with furry friends.

Holistic Treatments

Meditation, yoga, fitness and nutrition, acupuncture, massage therapy.

Check out this article to know more about Yoga and its benefits : https://thegazettetoday.com/health/yoga-for-joyful-living/

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