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Woes of Adolescent Life – Overthinking, Mental Stress and Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

March 9, 2017 – 2:28 PM |

The capacity of the human brain is what distinguishes mankind from other living beings. It endows us with an awareness of our own thought processes, i.e. consciousness. Our consciousness allows us to mull over our …

Adverse Blow of Internet Addiction on Student Lifestyle

December 31, 2016 – 6:35 PM |

Due to globalization, children are now becoming more and more attracted to electronic media and spending more of their time on social networking websites, video games, television shows and action movies. On one hand, the …

Neuroregulatory Functions of The Gut – Meet the Second Brain!

August 10, 2016 – 10:31 PM |

Most of us are quite happily aware of being controlled by our cerebral cortex – that grooved and fissured grey matter that bends the body to its will, regulating all the physiological functions that sustain …

Engaging the Wandering Mind: Practicing Mindfulness

May 10, 2016 – 8:49 PM | One Comment
Engaging the Wandering Mind: Practicing  Mindfulness

Since times immemorial, humans have been subjected to mental and psychological suffering. As conscious beings, our minds constantly ruminate over events from the past and fears of the future. Within reasonable limits this mind-wandering is …

Awaiting a Social Awakening: The Alarming Issue of Teenage Suicide

April 7, 2016 – 7:20 PM |

Along with all the other organs of the body, the human brain too undergoes many changes during the teenage. In the latest five years, specialists, using new progressions, have found that youth’s brains are far …

Subtler than Stretch Marks – Signs and Symptoms of Post-partum Depression

April 6, 2016 – 8:14 PM |

Children are said to be blessings of God; they are the apple of their parents’ eyes, they bring joy to the family. Nevertheless the outcome of a pregnancy may not always be favourable for the …

In Focus: The Damaging Effects of Alcohol on the Body

January 30, 2016 – 7:48 PM |

Knowing the severity of alcohol’s negative effects on the body will definitely make you think twice about going to that party or getting yourself a bottle of beer. What starts out as harmless fun can …

Violence against Women in Pakistan: Targeting the Roots of this Plight

January 12, 2016 – 10:51 PM |

Violence against women is defined as “any act of gender based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women including threats of such acts, …

Dealing with Panic Attacks: Time to Reclaim Your Life

August 9, 2015 – 12:30 AM |

Having a panic attack is a truly terrifying experience. Panic attacks can happen without  a warning or any reason, causing an individual to have sudden onset of extreme anxiety and fear for about ten minutes …

Cupping Therapy and its Application in Modern Science

October 23, 2014 – 2:51 AM |

Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine which makes use of cups made of glass, earthenware or bamboo, placed on the skin to create suction. This suction mobilizes the blood circulation which aids in …

Understanding Binge Eating Disorder

October 13, 2014 – 9:01 PM |

Binge eating disorder is a serious condition characterized by uncontrollable or compulsive overeating in which people consume huge amounts of food resulting in weight gain.Signs and symptoms of binge eating disorder are: eating unusually large …

Anger, Anxiety and Depression: Handling Difficult Emotions in Nursing Care

September 7, 2014 – 2:01 PM |

Interestingly, very little is known about anger, anxiety and depression in Pakistan. Social stigmatization about mental illness is a major cause of this oblivion. Furthermore, it is an understudied topic due to multiple reasons. Statistics …

Essentials for Healthy Living: How to Boost Your Immune System

August 3, 2014 – 9:27 PM |

A human being is said to be healthy if he has perfect physical, mental and spiritual health. It goes without saying that we should adopt healthy lifestyle in order to be perfectly healthy. Healthy lifestyle …