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Not a taboo any more

Earlier, life was hard, but it was straightforward. People needed to be physically fit to survive, so they focused more on taking care of their bodies. Nowadays, life has become more comfortable, but it's also become more complicated. We face many challenges that affect our mental health, such as stress, pressure to perform, chronic illnesses, and excessive use of technology. Poor mental health can affect our physical health, work performance, and relationships, and can even lead to risky behaviors like drug or alcohol abuse and suicide. Mental health is important not only for individuals but also for their families and society as a whole because it can have significant consequences. Therefore, taking care of our mental health by managing stress, seeking help when needed, and practicing self-care is crucial…

Earlier generation categorized mental health as depression only, but now we have better knowledge of mental ailments which is classified into Schizophrenia, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sleep Disorders etc. Now look at these mental states in detail:

  1. Schizophrenia - a serious disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel, and behave clearly.

  2. Anxiety Disorders - including Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social anxiety disorder, & phobias

  3. Mood Disorders - including Depression and Bipolar Disorder.

  4. Personality Disorders - including Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Antisocial Personality Disorder.

  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - a disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that are intrusive and unwanted, along with repetitive behaviors or mental acts.

  6. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - a disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event.

  7. Eating Disorders - including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder.

  8. Substance Use Disorders - including Alcohol Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, and Stimulant Use Disorder.

  9. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - a disorder that involves difficulty paying attention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.

  10. Sleep Disorders - including Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and Narcolepsy.

Ist of all it’s important to know that the mental issues listed above are an illness like other illnesses.

Second, it is important to not attach any stigma to these illnesses.

The third one is to seek a professional approach.

If anyone is struggling with mental issues, seeking guidance from a professional Homeopath could be helpful because reaching out professional psychologist is still taboo to many while a caring homeopath listens to you and offers solutions that work. There are more than 100+ drugs for mental health issues having finer shades and grades of action. With newer studies, more and more medicines are coming to be used in day-to-day practice for mental health issues with more prompt quick, and satisfying clinical results.

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