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All you need to know about mental health related issues

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All you need to know about mental health related issues

Treatment and care for mental health-related issues can be provided in a variety of settings. The environment, and level or type of care, will depend on multiple factors: the nature and severity of the person’s mental condition, their physical health, and the type of treatment prescribed or indicated.

The two primary types of treatment settings for receiving mental health care or services are

1) hospital inpatient

2) outpatient

In addition, some mental health care services are delivered via online and telecommunications technologies.

Telepsychiatry, Telemental Health Services refer to the remote delivery of psychiatric assessment and care, or psychological support and services, via telephone or the Internet using email, online chat, or video conferencing. Most commonly, these services improve access to care for individuals with mental health issues living in remote locations or underserved areas, or who can’t leave home due to illness, emergencies or mobility problems. They also allow clinicians to support their patients or clients between visits.

Conditions seen by the Psychiatry department:

Adult psychiatry :

Dementia( Forgetfulness)

Substance abuse

Psychosis

Schizophrenia

Mood disorders

Depression

Mania

Bipolar Disorder

Anxiety related

Phobias

Panic attack

Anxiety disorders

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Stress-related disorders

Chronic pain conditions

Eating disorders

Sleep disorders

Sexual dysfunction

Personality disorders

Gender identity disorder

Disorders of sexual preference

Women’s Mental Health:

Pregnancy-related issues

Fibromyalgia

Menstrual related issues

Menopause related issues

Child psychiatry:

Developmental disorders

Speech and language

Scholastic skills

Autism

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD)

Childhood emotional disorders

Tic disorders

Behavioural disorders

Bed wetting

Feeding disorders

Pica

Stammering

 

Services provided by the department of Psychiatry:

Pharmacotherapy

Addiction Management

Alcohol De Addiction

Drug Rehabilitation (Tobacco, Marijuana, Opioids, Etc)

Internet de addiction

Geriatric Psychiatric service

Community Mental Health Care

Psychological treatment

Counselling

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Couple therapy

Group therapy

Family therapy

Stress Management- (couple ,student, family,office)

Suicide Prevention

Psychiatric rehabilitation

Psychiatric and psychological assessment- individual and group

 

We believe that health is holistic, our psychiatry department takes care of your mental health, the most neglected part.

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Know about some common types of cancer

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Know about some common types of cancer

Cancer is not just one disease. There are more than 100 types, which can start anywhere in the body. They are named by the organ or tissue in which they start growing. They can form in organs, bones, muscles, tendons, fat, blood vessels, an lymph fluid.

Examples of more common types include:

  1. Carcinoma- This is the most common type, which forms a solid mass of tissue (tumor). Brest, lung, an colrectal cancer are types of carcinomas.
  2. Leukemia– This cancer starts in the blood, occurring when large number of abnormal white blood cells build up in the blood an bone, crowding out healthy blood cells. A lack of healthy blood cells can lower one’s immune function, increasing the risk of frequent infections, fatigue, and recurrent bruising or bleeding.
  3. Lymphoma- this cancer arises in lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell.lymphocytes normally fight infection, but here they grow out of control. This can cause swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
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Here are some sleep hygiene tips

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Here are some sleep hygiene tips
  1. Try to avoid large meals, heavy snacking, or alcohol 2-3 hours before bed.
  2. Ensure a comfortable temperature, as feeling too hot or cold can disrupt sleep.
  3. Stop using electronic devices an hour before bed, especially those emitting blue light such as smartphones, tablets, and televisions.
  4. If your are sensitive to caffeine, try to avoid drinking caffeinated beverages 4-6 hours before bedtime.
  5. Schedule before-bed activities to signal that you are winding down, such as changing into pajamas and brushing teeth.
  6. If you awaken and can’t return to sleep, don’t stay in bed. Get up and do quiet Relaxing activities, such as reading, until you feel tired enough to fall back asleep.
  7. create a quiet, dark, relaxing environment in your bedroom. Dim lights and turn off your cell phone’s sound and vibration modes if possible.
  8. Set a sleep schedule and stick to it. Try to go to bed at night and awaken in the morning around the same times, even on weekends. This helps to regulate the body’s sleep cycles and circadian rhythms.
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How do you know if your back pain is serious?

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How do you know if your back pain is serious?

Back pain:

Back pain develops without a cause that your doctor can identify with a test. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include muscle or ligament strain.repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement can strain back muscles and spinal ligaments.

Signs that indicate, that its time to consult doctor for your back pain:

  1. If you have been in pain for over a week
  2. If the pain extends to other body parts
  3. If you have numbness, tingling or weakness
  4. If you have pain after an accident
  5. If your pain is worse at certain times or in certain positions
  6. If you are having problems with bowels or urination
  7. If you have unexplained weight loss
  8. If you have a fever
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