Posts Tagged ‘mental illness’
Phosphatidylserine (PPS) is a naturally occurring substance that is essential to all cell membranes, but is found in particularly high concentrations in the cell membranes of the brain.
Clinical studies have shown that PPS works by supporting certain brain functions that decline with age, possibly by enhancing neurotransmission by neurons and stabilizing neuronal cell membranes.
Until recently, PPS was available only from animal sources (their brains), and was found in trace amounts in commercial lecithin, but a plant source of PPS has now been found. Read the rest of this entry »
Mental Health and Behavioral Patterns
We are now living in what is known the computer and technology world where speed is the name of the game. We are in a mad rush for achieving success in the shortest possible time even if it means resorting to means that are not exactly honest and fair.
In such a situation it is least expected that behavioral traits which are abnormal, like too much of anger, nervousness and irritation are considered as the initial symptoms of an impending cause of mental illness.
The problem with a large number of people is that they are financially and commercially in a healthy situation, but when it comes to their mental health they have a lot to be desired. It has been researched and found out that a lot many people suffer from what is known as silent depression which is the natural outcome of a stress filled and monotonous life style where making money in the only goal in a person’s life.
It has to be considered that while some bit of anger and nervousness is expected even from normal human beings, too much of it could be considered as the first signs of mental illness. So ignoring cold-shouldering radical changes in behavioral changes is dangerous to say the least. Read the rest of this entry »
What is mental health ?
Though it is very difficult to define mental health in the strictest sense of the term, one way of looking at mental health is to look at attitude of a person towards his life.
Hence, the health of a person’s mind or the lack of it would depend to a large extent on various factors such as his environment, his upbringing, his genetic makeup and a lot of such vital points and considerations.
In fact, there are thousands of people over the world are suffering from various degrees of mental ill health and the unfortunate part is that not many of them know that they are suffering from such a condition.
They continue to merely exist and they are not only to themselves but also to the outside world. Hence, incomplete mental health is indeed a serious problem around the world. Read the rest of this entry »