Speaking to the doctor about mental health condition gets easier over time, survey finds – News-Medical. Net

Today NPS MedicineWise released survey results about young Australians with mental health issues. Almost half (47%) were uncomfortable speaking to their physician about it when first diagnosed. This got easier over time. Around 4 in 10 (43%) had used a mental health safety plan. This is something that can lower the risk of suicide by almost half. We carried out […]

How does having a sense of purpose influence our well-being? – Medical News Today

In today’s consumerist, fast-moving culture, the pursuit of meaning in life may not be everyone’s immediate goal. However , research shows that finding meaning in life, whatever that might be for the individual, could significantly benefit well-being. Share on Pinterest Why does searching for, and finding meaning in life improve our sense of wellbeing? Image credit: Studio Firma/Stocksy. The quest […]

Monkeypox is a global health emergency: What to know – Medical News Today

Share on Pinterest The WHO has declared monkeypox a global wellness emergency. How can a person prevent infection? Image credit: Al Diaz/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images. Earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent monkeypox outbreak a worldwide health emergency. There are more than 16, 000 reported cases of monkeypox within 75 countries and territories. […]

Kitchen Renovations Barrie – How to Get Started

When it comes to kitchen renovations Barrie, there are many things to consider before committing. You should choose the right materials and company, and you should also consider budgeting. This article will go over a few of these considerations. Read on to learn how to get started. Also, discover how to choose the best contractor for your project. Read on […]

Women’s heart health: Potassium-rich foods may be key – Medical News Today

Share on Pinterest Foods that are rich in potassium may help offset the harm of excessive salt, a new study suggests. Image credit: Dina Issam/EyeEm/Getty Images. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Diets high in sodium increase a person’s risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. With the widespread consumption of processed food items, many people […]

What are the health benefits of friendship? – Medical News Today

For most people, friendships form an important part of life. Sharing experiences is part of being human. And many studies have shown that loneliness has a negative effect on our well-being. Friendship has a positive impact on mental health, but can it also have physical benefits? Healthcare News Today looks at the evidence and speaks to experts in order to […]