What is mental health

What is mental health?

Mental Health is about spotting a balance between coping-up the difficulties in life and using the opportunities life bestows for further development. Mental power is central in creating good things in our life, like a vehicle that leads us towards our hopes, dreams and aspirations. Mental health is above and beyond the absence of mental illness. As per the psychologists in Dubai, the mental health issues may mean an increased risk of alcohol abuse, smoking and poor diet and physical fitness.

Anxiety, stress and depression can make countenancing difficult for seniors who often face the physical, emotional and economic changes linked with aging. People with anxiety disorders tend to get anxious when facing a particular situation and so avoid exposure to anything that triggers their anxiety.

Depression, the fastest-growing cause of long-term disability in many countries today, like Canada, is the most common among mental disorder. It includes bipolar disorder also known as manic depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder. Researchers found that stress at work is linked with a 50% extra risk of coronary heart disease. There is consistent evidence that jobs with high demands, low control, and effort-reward imbalance develop mental and physical health problems.

Stress, depression and panic attacks are common conditions but the good news is that they can all be successfully treated. Stress plays an important role in mental health for it is life threatening and distressing as other major illnesses. Some therapists in Dubai suggest using positive self-talk and trying to restructure the way we look at life events. It can offset the physical and mental effects of dealing with negative or stressful events in life.

Symptoms of Mental illness including being persistently sad, anxious or empty mood agitation, irritability, restlessness, moodiness, withdrawal from community, social situations or formerly enjoyed activities.  In addition, the feeling of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness or burden also the feeling of hopelessness and negativity or physical complaints that are difficult to explain and resistant to treatment such as digestive disorders, headaches, heart palpitations and chronic pain; Denial of obvious problems increase the inability to manage daily challenges, activities or small problems.

Mental health is the key to comprehensive physical health and is far more than merely the absence of mental illness. Mental health problems can’t always be seen, but are recognized by the symptoms one has.