Category Mental Health

Singer, Selena Gomez Brings Awareness To How Fear Fuels Mental Health Issues As She Openly Discusses Being Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder

Selena Gomez has revealed that she was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The singer, 27, openly discussed her bipolar diagnosis for the first time with Miley Cyrus on her Bright Minded Instagram Live series on Friday. After speaking about her donation to

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Five Reasons Why It May Become Necessary To Cut Ties With Toxic Family Members- Lifestyle Blogger, Sandra

When it comes to relationships with one-sided expectations,  at least, one person’s mental health is likely to be in harm’s way. Cutting ties with friends can be really tough but what happens if the toxicity you are trying to escape

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Suicide Note Left By 15-Year-Old Girl Is A Moral Instruction For All Parents

A 15-year-old girl has completely blindsided her parents and taken her own life but her suicide note is an eye-opener; one that reveals it was her parents that first blindsided her. The heartbreaking note left by the teenage girl showed

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Have You Found Meaning In Life? Answer Determines Health & WellBeing- Study

Over the last three decades, meaning in life has emerged as an important question in medical research, especially in the context of an aging population. A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found

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CHILD ABUSE: Experts Raise Concern On The Severe Long-term Health Problems Of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Abuses on children in Nigeria and the world at large keep rising on a daily basis and experts have raised concern on the severe long-term health problems of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on development into adulthood. According to Centers for

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Taraji P. Henson Gets Real On Her Struggles With Depression, Anxiety & Its Relation To Menopause

Taraji P. Henson may play one tough cookie as Cookie Lyon on Fox’s hit drama series “Empire,” but the American superstar actress and mum-of-one, is opening up more and more about her struggles with depression and anxiety. In a recent

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How Stress During Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Gender And Risk Of Preterm Birth- Study

A new study has identified markers of maternal stress, both physical and psychological — that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth. It’s becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child

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Why These Sets Of People Are At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease -Study

A Swiss scientists have claimed in the new research that people with less than average means who are unable to have quality sleep as a result of working long for long hours daily and residing in noisy, non-conducive neighbourhoods are

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National Association of Resident Doctors Raise Alarm Over Escalating Psychiatric Problems Among Nigerians

Many Nigerians used to view mental health issues as a western problem but that’s not nearly the truth going by the trends in recent years. The number of Nigerians with psychiatric issues is escalating, the National Association of Resident Doctors

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Psychologists Educate Parents On The Steps To Take Towards Handling Kids With Special Needs In A Better Way

The term special needs can be referred to a vast array of diagnoses and/or disabilities. Children with special needs may have been born with a syndrome, terminal illness, profound cognitive impairment, or serious psychiatric problems. Other children may have special

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Experts Describe Ways To Help Your Kids Cope With Bullying, Teasing, Or Mean Gossip

Most kids, teens and even adults are subjected to some sort of bullying at school and workplace. Having a child bullied at school is one of the greatest fears of parents and research has shown that this fear is well-founded.

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Mental Health In Nigeria: Senate Rises To Duty

The Nigerian government is now on a commemdable path to demystify the scourge of mental health issues as well as create a safe place for sufferers within the country. Nigeria, the world’s 7th largest country has a population of 200 million

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Mental Health In Nigeria: Amnesty International Decries The Inhumane Treatment & Detention Of Patients In Religious Houses

International Human Rights Group, Amnesty International, has urged the Nigerian Government to ban the violent and dehumanizing practices used against people suffering from Mental health issues in the country. In a damning report, published yesterday, Monday, (Nov. 11), Amnesty International

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Lady Gaga Opens Up To Oprah About Her Struggles With Mental Health & How She Uses Kindness To Defeat Cruelty

American singer, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga is the cover girl for Elle’s December Issue. Gaga sat with media mogul Oprah for the interview where she discussed her exponential career path and her battles with mental

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Psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri Identifies One Sure Way Married Women Can Prevent Depression & Gain Happiness

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has identified one of the ways married women can prevent falling into depression. According to her, Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings

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Clinical Psychologist, Oladotun Adeyemo Identifies 7 Natural Ways To Fight Depression

At the height of battling his depression, Mr Olakunle Oladejo (real name withheld), said he could literally hear voices prompting him to jump off the Third Mainland Bridge, into the Lagoon. For months, Oladejo, a mechanical engineer at one of

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Former BBN Housemate, Uriel Oputa Opens Up To Her Followers That Her Mother’s Dementia Has Made Her Contemplate Having A Child The Unconventional Way

Uriel Oputa has opened up to her followers about her struggles and why she’s considering having a child the unconventional way as a result.The former Big Brother Naija reality star said she has been celibate for almost four years but

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10 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind After A Miscarriage & Get Pregnant Again -Expert

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially mentally and physically. It will surely take some time for your mind and body to recover fully. Your physical recovery will depend on how far along you were in the pregnancy

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Sad Twist: See Why Hundreds Of Young Transgender People Are Seeking Help To Return To Their Original Sex

Raising kids to be confident and expressive is definitely one of the hallmarks of successful parenting in the Western society but with every parenting choice comes merits and demerits. According to new reports, hundreds of young transgender people are seeking

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Facts You Need To Know About Depression As Five Brave Women Clamp Down On It

Depression has plagued many of recent. If you struggle with depression, you know that there isn’t an automatic way to fix your mood. But knowing that you’re not alone in what you’re dealing with can often be a big relief.

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Medical Experts Reveal The Best Approach To Combat The High Rate Of Suicide In Nigeria

A recent report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals that 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world. The organisation’s 2016 Global Health Observatory Data Repository, also estimates that 9.5 suicides per 100,000 occur in Nigeria. The

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On Fighting Depression: Mom-Of-2, Lami Phillips Shares Simple Ways To Be A Safe Space For People

Singer and mom of two, Lami Phillips is urging us to go an extra mile in making sure that the people around us are indeed fine and not because they say so. She shared simple ways to be kinder to

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Hollywood Actress, Selena Gomez Reveals What She Had To Do To Restore Her Mental Health After She Hit Rock Bottom

Hollywood’s favourite girl, and producer, Selena Gomez is speaking out about her hiatus from the public spotlight and mental health journey. About a year ago, the singer went off the grid as she announced she would be taking a break

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On World Suicide Prevention Day: 4 Women Who Survived Suicide Want You To Know These

September 9, was World Suicide Prevention Day, a day created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) to put a spotlight on what can be done to prevent suicide. Suicide rates in Nigeria and all over the world have

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Best Tips For Dealing With Anxiety, According To People Battling The Disorder

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental health issues in the world, affecting both adults and children every year. Everyone feels anxious now and then. It’s a normal emotion. For example, you may feel nervous when faced with

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