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Men and Depression: Signs to check out for

Have you ever heard a Nigerian man say “depression is not real, it’s just laziness”? Let’s talk about how far from the truth this notion is. Depression is real, and it affects not just women, but men too. Yes, you read that right. Nigerian men get depressed too. In fact, according to recent research, African men are less likely to seek help or speak about their mental…
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How going to the Gym can save you from Depression

Are you feeling overwhelmed and down in spirit lately? Do you often feel like there’s no hope for a better tomorrow and that life has run its course? If so, then it may be time to consider joining a gym or start working out regularly. Not only is exercising great for improving your physical health, but it can also help reduce symptoms of depression by providing tangible benefits both…
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My Friend Is Suicidal, How Can I Help?

Everyone sometimes feels sad, depressed, stressed, or angry, especially when dealing with pressures from school, friends, family, and society. However, some people may not be able to overcome the feeling of hopelessness, which can lead to suicidal thoughts. One of your friends might be struggling lately, and when you try reaching out to them, they reply with I’m thinking about suicide. The sound…
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Table of ContentsOverviewSymptomsDiagnosisCausesPreventionTypical TreatmentsConclusion Overview Nigeria has the highest caseload of patients with depression in Africa. Everyone experiences changes in mood and short periods of emotional response to difficulties in their everyday lives. Depression is different – it is evidenced by experiencing low mood with more severe…
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Signs Of Postpartum Depression In New Fathers

Postpartum depression has long been attributed to only mothers. Little did people know that fathers, too, can be depressed. The cultural and societal pressure for men to be stoic and strong may be the primary reasons why postpartum depression is overlooked in fathers. Having a baby is, in fact, an enormous life challenge for new parents and depression could stem from either financial…
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Babies and KidsPregnancyWomen's Health

Tips To Help New Moms Deal With Postpartum Depression

Introduction. One of the happiest moments in a woman’s life is meant to be when she brings her child into the world, but for many, the experience isn’t always so. Most new mothers experience the baby blues, a hormonal change-induced period of anxiety, sobbing, and restlessness that passes within the first two weeks following childbirth. The baby blues, often known as postpartum blues…
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Hidden Truths About Postpartum Depression

The meaning of postpartum is the time after childbirth. Postpartum depression (also known as “baby blues”) is the feeling of emptiness or sadness within a few days of delivery. Your mind and body go through lots of changes during and after pregnancy. If you feel emotionless, sad, or empty most, or all of the time for a prolonged period (probably more than 2 weeks) during or after…
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Anxiety, Depression, and Erectile Dysfunction

How would you feel when your doctor tells you the cause of your erectile dysfunction results from anxiety and depression? I bet most men will be shocked to hear this. Truth be told, anxiety and depression play a big role in erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get or keep an erection. It is a common problem that affects men worldwide, and it is nothing to be ashamed of…
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You Do Not Need A lot of Exercises To Reduce Depression, New Study Reveals

Apparently, you do not need a lot of exercise to reduce depression levels, a new study has found. Brisk walks for 2.5 hours a week, and one or two times of exercising per week can significantly help reduce depression or its risk, the new data analysis shows. Just getting up and moving around helps. “Most benefits are realized when moving from no activity to at least some,” the research…
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