Mental Problems


Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty in falling and staying asleep. There are two type of insomnia – primary and secondary insomnia. In primary insomnia, the affected person have sleeping problems that are not caused by other health problems while secondary insomnia is a sleep problem caused by some underlying health conditions such …

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Hypersomnia is a condition that is characterized by excessive episodes of daytime sleepiness or a longer time of sleep during night. Hypersomnia can be caused by medications, sleeping disorders, medical and psychiatric illness. Symptoms of hypersomnia Frequently having naps during the day, sometimes at inappropriate times such as at work, in a conversation and during …

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Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a mental disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions and mood disorders like depression and mania. The basic mechanism of development of schizoaffective disorder is still poorly understood. Inadequate psychiatric treatment can lead to decreased cognition, inability to focus on given task and non-social behavior. Schizoaffective disorder Causes The basic cause of schizoaffective disorders …

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness: Types, Causes Symptoms, Management and Prevention

Altitude sickness occurs when the lungs cannot get enough oxygen from the air, specifically at high altitudes. It is also commonly called mountain sickness. It mostly occurs to people who are not used to high altitudes too quickly, specifically at altitudes 2438m (8000ft) or higher. There are three forms of altitude sickness, which will be …

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Seizure Attack

Helping Someone Suffering From A Seizure Attack

First aid for seizure is an essential skill to learn. A seizure can happen anytime, anywhere and you have to know how to deal with it right away. Seizures occur due to excessive, uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain. It causes sudden involuntary alterations in movement, consciousness or behavior. Usually, a seizure attack lasts for …

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Schizophrenia refers to a bunch of similar mental disorders that are associated with peoples’ inability to understand reality. Often, people with this mental illness have irrational thoughts and beliefs. They have a problem with social interaction and often exhibit unusual behavior without any logical explanation. The people going through this may even have hallucinations and …

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