Prevention Pills – Anxiety, Stress and Depression
What is depression? And what’s the difference between depression and sadness? In technical terms, we can say that depression falls within the so-called mood disorders, that is to say in that very heterogeneous group of clinical pictures characterized by a significant alteration of affectivity. Affectivity is that condition that directs and colors the psychic life and therefore the existence of every human…Read More »
Preventing Depression: Rumination and negative perception of faces as vulnerability factors
The development and maintenance of depression are strongly influenced by rumination , an important vulnerability factor for this disorder. Studies on non-clinical samples have in fact shown that the presence of rumination predicted an increase in depressed mood and the onset of depressive episodes, both in adults and adolescents. Additionally, women seem to ruminate more about why they feel sad and the possible consequences of feeling…Read More »
How to prevent and treat depression
Depression is a pathological condition that is difficult to interpret both in the diagnostic and in the treatment field. Being depressed means seeing many aspects of your daily life involved and having to deal with them all differently. Very often it is underestimated that the people most affected by this pathological condition come from already quite serious health conditions . Depression can affect people who have had to undergo surgery to…Read More »
What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a disorder in which blood sugar is too high because the body does not make enough insulin to meet its needs or the body does not respond to the insulin it produces as it should. . Insulin is important because it moves glucose, a simple sugar in the blood, into the body’s cells. It also plays other roles in the…Read More »
What are the causes of depression?
If anyone is suffering from depression it may be wondering “why” they are in this state of not being yourself and “where did it come from?” Although the answers to these questions are not straightforward, studies suggest that there are risk factors for depression. The more risk factors you have and the higher your stress level, the more likely…Read More »
Signs and symptoms of allergy
Signs and symptoms of allergy Here are some of the possible symptoms of an allergy: sneezing a runny nose tingling or itching of the throat, nose or palate tearing, itching or redness of the eyes congestion. Although allergy and the common cold can cause similar symptoms, there are some telltale signs that can help you distinguish between the two. If…Read More »
What is an allergy?
What is an allergy define allergy Allergies are caused by the immune system overreacting to a normally harmless substance. This substance, called an allergen , comes in a multitude of forms, from the pollen of a certain type of tree to an ingredient in a medicine, the dander of a puppy to a food like peanuts. Not everyone has allergies. But among those who do…Read More »
Heart disease and its causes
The coronary disease is associated with the atherosclerosis ( “hardening of the arteries”). Atherosclerosis is caused by the build-up of plaque, made up of cholesterol and other substances, on the lining of the arteries. Most of the cholesterol in our blood is produced by our liver. People whose diets contain too much saturated fat (eg animal fat) are at greater risk of coronary heart disease. High blood pressure…Read More »
What is heart disease and its types
The term heart disease is a grouping of various conditions that affect how well the heart works. The heart is a muscle that pumps and propels oxygen-rich and nutrient-rich blood around the body. Heart disease can occur when the heart muscle does not get enough oxygen-rich blood, which can then lead to problems like angina (chest pain) and a heart attack. Fortunately, heart disease…Read More »
Cancer, Description, causes, Symptoms and Complications, Diagnostic, Treatment and Prevention
Description There are over 100 different types of cancer. The disease can affect almost any organ in the body. The most common cancers found in North America are lung cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer. There are 6 main categories of cancer: carcinomas are tumors that start in the outer or inner lining of…Read More »