Friday, March 16, 2012

Psychological Diseases

Our rushed, modern lifestyles also contribute to the development of mental or psychological diseases.Chronic worry and stress lead to depression, anxiety, and sleeping problems.Often, the medications prescribed for these problems have unwanted side effects such as headaches or nausea, and these medications only mask the underlying problem.Worse yet, some people become tolerant to the medications,causing them to need higher and higher doses to achieve the desired effect.Stress also leads to painful ulcers, which are lesions in the lining of the stomach.Soft drinks, fatty foods, coffee, and alcohol all common in the modern diet aggravate ulcer.

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