Mental health is a “state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community”
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life.
Conditions associated with Mental Health
Anxiety is a body’s natural response to stress, where some may experience fear, restless or nervousness.
Depresssion is a feeling of sadness, anger or crowding of negative thoughts, which can affect the individual’s daily life.
Insomnia or excessive sleep
Insomnia means lack of sleep, or no sleep at all. Whereas in certain cases the patient loses the ability to make decisions and prefers to sleep for hours together.
Mood Swings literally means rapid shift in mood. This can occur in mental problems, hormonal imbalance or other health conditions.
Endometriosis is accumulation of endometrium other than uterine wall, This is generally considered as malfunction in Vata dosha