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Depression: What I Wish I Had Known

"How To Identify And Deal With Depression" by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 15 January 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Learn how to spot the signs of depression, get help and manage your mental wellbeing. Signs of Depression It is normal to feel sad when we lose a loved one, fail an exam, or even end a relationship. However, when feelings of sadness is prolonged and affects our daily lives, it is symptomatic of depression. Other signs of depression include: A loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed Weight loss or weight gain; or decrease or increase in appetite Difficulty falling asleep

7 Ways To Get More Rest When Your Sleep Schedule Is Messed Up

"The Importance of Sleep" by Health Promotion Board, 29 March 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Just how much should you be sleeping every day? Should you get a good night's sleep? If you think that sleep is just a period of inactivity, think again. Our nightly shut-eye allows our brains to consolidate our learning and memory so we can perform tasks better the next day. When we have enough sleep, we are less likely to overeat and crave junk, and we make wiser food choices. We're burning fat more effectively and our factory of muscles is in full swing — burning up

7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

"7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers" by Health Promotion Board, 5 October 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Understand the risk factors for falls and get practical tips on reducing the risk of falling for seniors and their caregivers. Most injuries affecting older people are the result of falls, but falls don’t just happen as we get older. More often than not, falls occur due to one or more risk factors. These include your physical condition or a medical problem, as well as safety hazards in your home or community environment. Personal risk factors include muscle weakness, especially in the

10 Ways to Help You Navigate Out Of Depression

"Feeling Depressed? You Are Not Alone" by Health Promotion Board, 5 Oct 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Are you feeling sad? It is normal to feel down from time to time, but if the feeling lasts much longer, you might be suffering from clinical depression. It can slowly creep up on you or hit you all at once, triggered by stressful moments in life or by an unexpected event. That feeling of worthlessness, guilt, and sadness that can cast a cloud over everything you think, feel, and do. Find out what the warning signs of depression are, and how family members,

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