Tag Depression

Betty Irabor Reveals Her Long Battle With Depression For 8 Years

She’s considered a survivor today. Genevieve Magazine publisher and mental health advocate, Betty Irabor took to Twitter to reveal her that she was in a battle with depression for 8 years. She also recounted some of the challenges she faced during

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Here’s Your Strongest Protective Factor Against Depression According To Experts

Researchers have identified a set of modifiable factors from a field of over 100 that could represent valuable targets for preventing depression in adults. The team named social connection as the strongest protective factor for depression, and suggested that reducing

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Singer, Brandy, Recounts How Motherhood Helped Her Against Her Depression

Superstar singer, Brandy has narrated how her daughter Sy’rai saved her when she battled depression. In the new issue of PEOPLE magazine, the singer recalled how she considered suicide after being involved in a 2006 car accident that claimed the life of

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Singer & First Time Mum, Cassie Shares How She Eventually Lost Her Postpartum Weight After Many Depressing & Discouraging Attempts

American singer, Casandra Elizabeth Ventura Fine popularly known as Cassie has narrated how she had a “depressing and confusing” time trying to lose the 60 pounds she gained during pregnancy. The singer who is married to a personal trainer, said

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New Study Raises Concern About Use Of Antidepressant During Pregnancy

Depression in pregnancy, known as antepartum depression, is all too common. A new study conducted by the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that the rate of depression among women who arrive at the hospital to give birth is at an

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Celebrity Dad, Ubi Franklin Gets Candid About His Struggle With Cyberbullies & How He Pulled Through

Nigerian showbiz mogul, Ubi Franklin, has shared his past experience with cyberbullies and how it pushed him into depression. According to the single dad-of-three, he attempted suicide multiple times three years ago while reacting to the heartbreaking video of Izuchukwu

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How An Encounter With An ‘Agbero’ Probably Saved Lois Truly From Her Depression

A Nigerian woman identified as Lois Truly has narrated how a street tout, popularly known as ‘Agbero’ saved her from falling off the edge at a time when she was depressed. Taking to her Twitter page, @loistruly revealed that she

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‘It almost made me go mad’ -Nigerian Mom-Of-4, Benita Nwachukwu Details Her Battle With Depression

Depression/anxiety have plagued many of recent due to the lockdown caused by the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Most people have spoken about battling it and how they overcame it. For Mrs. Benita Nwachukwu, falling into depression is not a thing she

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COVID-19 Crisis: Healthcare Expert Lists 11 Ways To Combat Depression, Sadness

Sunday Usende Johnson, a medical doctor in search of collective happiness, productivity coach and a healthcare delivery expert has shared eleven ways to combat depression or sadness. Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness. It can occur in adulthood and

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New Study Accounts For How Adopted and Biological Siblings Respond Differently To Depression Caused By Home Environment

New research finds that children’s rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health

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Teens Taking Oral Contraceptive At Increased Risk Of Depressive Symptoms- Research

Ever since birth control pills became available, researchers have been trying to understand the link between its use and moods. A new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and Leiden University

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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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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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5 Postpartum Health Issues You Should Never Ignore

The period post-birth is a truly delicate time for mums. Learning the signs and symptoms of health problems to not ignore at this time may save your life! Considering the trauma that the body endures during childbirth, some amount of

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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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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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Going Through Depression? Here Are How 6 Women Won The Battle Without Prescriptions

Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness. It can occur in adulthood and also in childhood. In the past, quite a good number of people have spoken about battling with depression and how they won the battle. Now, the essence

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5 People Explain How They Beat Depression Without Prescriptions

Depression afflicts millions of people worldwide. It can occur for many different reasons: bad economy, family problems, failure, genetics, environment, lack of adequate hydration or exercise, and other factors. Of course, for some people, medication is necessary to beat depression

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New Study Explains How You Can Use Physical Fitness To Overcome Depression

Scientists in a recent study have said that physical fitness may help to prevent depression and anxiety. According to medicalnewstoday.com, common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing global issue as they reduce overall well-being and life

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Adeoye Oyewole Stresses On The Role Of WorkPlace In Mental Health

A large proportion of our time is spent at work as adults and this makes our experience at the workplace predictive of our overall well-being. According to a Lagos based consultant psychiatrist in his piece for the Punch Newspapers, Dr

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Renown Author, Matt Haig’s Post About Surviving A Suicide Attempt Inspires Thousands Battling Depression To Share Their Stories | Read And Be Inspired Too

Matt Haig, a renowned UK-based author recently shared a post on his Twitter page in which he encouraged people who are currently battling with depression. The British writer shared his personal experience about how he nearly died 20 years ago

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Man Who Suffers Seasonal Depression Shares How His Thoughtful Girlfriend’s Gestures Have Lifted Him

A Jamaican man on Twitter, @AshciR who suffers from seasonal depression took to the micro-blogging platform to share some of the many things his girlfriend does to keep his head above water.  According to @AshciR, his thoughtful girlfriend left his

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‘Nigerian Women Attempt Suicide More Than Men’ -Psychologist, Titi Tade Reveals, Gives Reasons Why It’s So

Titi Tade, Clinical Psychologist, Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN) has revealed that more women attempted suicide than men in Nigeria. Tade, Deputy Director, Medical Social Services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), made the assertion while delivering a

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Mom-Of-One, Linda Ikeji Unravels The Best Way To Stay Happy And It Is Spot On!

Celebrity blogger and mother-of-one, Linda Ikeji has unraveled how she thinks is the best way to  stay happy and we completely agree with her. According to the single mom-of-one, one of the causes of depression which many are suffering from

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