MENTAL DISORDER

Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health   disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.

Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. But a mental health concern becomes a mental illness when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function.

A mental illness can make you miserable and can cause problems in your daily life, such as at school or work or in relationships.

If patient have mental problems with respective symptoms then following diseases may occur-

Migraine

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Depression or euphoria
  • Fatigue
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Craving for certain food items
  • Altered mood
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Increased urination
  • Stiff muscles (especially in the neck)

Headache

  • Pain in the back of the neck and shoulders.
  • Pain in the head

Insomnia

  • Waking up during the night
  • Waking up too early
  • Day time irritability
  • Day time fatigue and sleepiness
  • Difficulty falling asleep at night

Anxiety disorder

Breathlessness

Dry mouth

Feeling of panic, fear & uneasiness

Cold or sweaty extremities

Nausea

Palpitation

Sleep disturbances

Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness)

  • Depression
  • Mania
  • Mood swings

Psychosis

Difficulty to concentrate

  • Erratic talking
  • Delusions (irrational thoughts)
  • Hallucinations (distorted perception)
  • Disturbed flow of thoughts
  • Suicidal tendency or acts.
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Anxiety or depression

Schizophrenia

  • Depression
  • Deterioration of personal hygiene
  • Odd or irrational statements
  • Unnecessary hostility
  • Strange suspiciousness
  • Extreme reaction to criticism
  • Excessive sleep or insomnia
  • Forgetfulness and difficulty to concentrate

Parkinsonism

  • Depression
  • Tiredness
  • Rigidity in muscles
  • Tremors in extremities
  • Aching limbs
  • Mental slowness
  • Slowness in movements
  • Small hand writing

Disorders of the mental  are usually treated internally by a vaidya/ docter.