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Why should we not ignore mental health?

12/08/2022

It is seen in recent years there has been an increased change in society and people are more aware of the importance of Mental Health and acknowledge its necessity. One can define mental health as the physiological, emotional, and social well-being of a person. As all these factors affect how a person feels things and acts upon various situations in life. This is also related to several mental disorders that usually affect the mood, behavior, and thinking of an individual. Whenever it comes to well-being people often care about physical health and totally disregard the mental health of a person. Mental health is as important as Physical health as stress, anxiety and depression can cause severe neurological damage as well as physiological diseases. Further, mental health is usually associated with mental diseases, people usually think if a person does not have good mental health then probably the person is crazy which is not true at all. There are a lot of parameters based upon which a mental health condition of a person can be analyzed by an expert neurologist. Therefore, one should not ignore the signs of depression, stress, anxiety, and other issues that may affect the mental health of a person.

It is also seen that depression is one of the leading causes of various health-related issues in a person that further causes suicidal instincts in a person. Depression is more serious than one may think as it can give rise to serious health-related conditions that can be associated with both the physical health and mental health of a person. Stress is another reason that causes several changes in the body such as hormonal changes, physical changes such as hair fall, hypertension, fluctuation in thyroid levels, diabetes, sleeplessness, breathing issues, heart diseases, stroke, low levels of hemoglobin, etc.

Importance of Mental Health:
As mentioned earlier, mental health is as important as physical health as a person. One who suffers from mental health starts to have physical health-related issues as well such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, hormonal imbalance, etc. Also, it is important to take care of mental health as it can help in many aspects of life such as:
● Helps in improving physical health
● Productive work
● Coping with the stress
● Maintains relationships in life
● Make you a better person
● Easy to concentrate

Mental health can because due to different factors such as
● family history of mental problems
● Life experiences
● Trauma
● Abuse
● Biological factors
● Chemistry of brain
● Lifestyle
● Diet
● Lack of Physical activity
● Drug abuse

Signs of mental health issues:
There are several warning signs that can be identified. It is necessary to know the warning signs of mental health problems so one can take appropriate measures in order to deal with them so that it does not affect you. Some of the signs of having mental health problems might include:
● Change in sleeping habits
● Change in eating habits
● Having no energy and feeling lethargic
● Isolating yourself from other people
● Not enjoying activities you loved
● Hearing voices or hallucinating
● Feeling depressed
● Having severe headaches and body pain
● Thinking of how many yourself
● Being constantly disappointed by yourself
● Smoking, drinking more than usual
● Having mood swings
● Rage issues
● Overuse of drugs
● Unable to do daily tasks
● Forgetfulness

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