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healthmeup - 04/02/2014 06:00:00

Stress Management: Who Needs Stress Testing?

Stress Management: Who Needs Stress Testing? Job and emotional stress are prominent triggers for inducing anxiety and depression. But different people manage and cope with stress differently. However, there are some signs and symptoms that you should watch out for and get tested for chronic stress, if you experience any of these symptoms. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/27/2014 06:00:00

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Sources for Vegetarians

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Sources for Vegetarians Omega-3 fatty acids lowers cholesterol, reduces one's chances of getting arthritis, depression, asthma, and improves brain health. The best source of omega-3 fatty acids is fish, which poses a problem for vegetarians. So, in this article, we list out vegetarian sources of Omega-3 fatty acids. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/22/2014 12:30:00

Mental Health: How to Test Your Mental Health

Mental Health: How to Test Your Mental Health In the UK it is estimated that about 25% of the population have mental disorders. About 2.6% of the population suffer with depression and another 2.6% suffer from various phobias. Almost 5% of the population suffer with anxiety and just under 10% suffer from mixed anxiety and depression. In this... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/04/2014 16:11:03

Major Depressive Disorder: Warning Signs of Major Depression

Major Depression Major depressive disorder or major depression is a mood disorder caused by a pervasive and persistent feeling of sadness, loss of interest, low self-esteem, anger or rage that interferes with a person’s daily life. Major depression can be controlled and treated over time, but one first has to be... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/19/2014 06:00:00

8 Stress Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

8 Stress Symptoms You Should Not Ignore Stress can affect your physical and mental health greatly. Apart from stress symptoms like headaches and loss of appetite, stress can also affect your health in the long run. These are the stress symptoms that affect different parts of the body and should not be ignored. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/08/2014 07:00:00

Eating Disorder: Tricks to Stop Binge Eating

Eating Disorder: Tricks to Stop Binge Eating Most of us tend to reach for fatty, unhealthy foods, when we have emotional upheavals, which tend to border on overeating. When this happens on a regular basis, it is known as a binge eating disorder. Stress, emotional eating, depression, and other psychological issues can also cause us to binge on... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/06/2014 12:30:00

Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants With every passing year, there is a rise in the number of people diagnosed with depression. While there is no real cure for depression, a quick and temporary medical fix to this disorder is prescribed antidepressants, which have many side effects. But here are some natural alternatives to... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/31/2013 07:00:00

Depression Linked to Junk Food?

Depression Linked to Junk Food? We all know how junk food adds oodles of fat around our waist along with a string of physical health problems, yet it’s irresistible. Let’s be honest, do you feel sluggish after you gorge on a nice big juicy burger or when you indulge in butter laden pav bhaji? Latest research suggests, that... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/27/2013 08:00:00

Drugs: Side Effects of taking LSD

Drugs: Side Effects of LSD LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) is a common drug that is non-toxic, but a powerful mental amplifier. Experts suggest that one should keep away from this ‘high flying’ drug if they are depressed, anxious or saddened by the world as it can lead to fatal results. With the New Year just around the... Continue Reading »

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