Suicide in not inevitable
Suicide is a serious but preventable public health issue. Every 40 seconds, someone, somewhere in the world dies by suicide. There is no single cause for suicide. For people with severe depression, it is not uncommon to think about suicide. Conditions such as, depress...
Depression is a common and serious mental disorder that affects people to experience persistent depressed mood, loss of interest, feelings of guilt or low self worth, sleep disturbances, changes in appetite, fatigue and poor concentration. Depression can be diagnosed and treated.
Stress is the body’s reaction to any changes that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental and emotional responses. It is a normal part of life. You can experience stress due to alteration in your environment, your body and your thoughts.
Researchers at University of California San Francisco have revealed that elderly people with chronic pain show quicker declines in memory as they age and are more likely to experience dementia years later. They claim, ‘Persistent pain increases the risk of dementia by altering brain pathways’.