Rising rate of Mental Health issues in India

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What is stress?

Stress is the pressure in our body. Events or different life events can cause stress. It is often as a risk of feeling the new or unexpected or unexpected or unexpected or self-sufficiency or when we feel less control over the situation. We can handle all other stress. The first life to solve skills can generate on the first life of life, the first love, partition and socialist conditions and economic conditions When we put pressure, our physical stress produces the stressful hormones struggling against war or flight and the fight in our immune system. It helps us respond to dangerous situations. Sometimes this answer can be effective: it can help us encounter fear or pain so that we can run an example. Our stress hormones, as a rule, when returned to the proportion that they will not be incident and have a strong effect. But the most stress can give negative results. It can take us on stage or flight on stage, unable to leave us or decide. This long-term can affect our physical and mental health.

What is emotional stress?

Stress is a common reaction to stress in daily life. Anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, and other emotions are also common emotional reactions. They are all part of life. But if the stress that causes these feelings interrupts your ability to do what you want or need to do, then the stress will become unhealthy.

Warning Signs & Symptoms of emotional stress?

Symptoms of emotional stress can be physical, mental and behavioral.

Physical symptoms include:

• Heaviness in your chest, increased heart rate or chest pain.

• Shoulder, neck or back pain; general body aches and pains.

• Headaches.

• Grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw.

• Shortness of breath.

• Dizziness.

• Feeling tired, anxious, depressed.

• Losing or gaining weight; changes in your eating habits.

• Sleeping more or less than usual.

• Gastrointestinal problems include upset stomach, diarrhea or constipation.

• Sexual difficulties.

Mental or behavioral symptoms include:

• Being more emotional than usual.

• Feeling overwhelmed or on edge.

• Trouble keeping track of things or remembering.

• Trouble making decisions, solving problems, concentrating, getting your work done.

• Using alcohol or drugs to relieve your emotional stress.

The mental health of Indians

WHO estimates that mental health problems in India are estimated at 2,443 disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) per 100,000 people; the suicide rate was 21.1 per 100,000 inhabitants. The estimated financial loss due to mental health in 2012-2030 is estimated at $ 1.03 trillion.

Mental stress has become a prominent issue since the onset of the Covid19 pandemic. Several issues were reported in every corner of India that indicated worsening of mental health among individuals across age groups.

While social media platforms are growing rapidly in different parts of the world, especially in India, forced power outages have resulted in the massive proliferation of 70 percentages. Indians spend an average of 2.25 hours a day on social media, which is slightly less than the global average of 2.5 hours a day.

The number of social media users has steadily increased, reaching 448 million by 2021, largely aided by the widespread use of smartphones across India. While the number of internet users has grown to around 624 million, which is around 45 computers in total. According to the Statista data site, teens and adolescents ages 13-19 make up 31% of all social media users in India.

According to a new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, long-term social isolation, a series of bans and restrictions, long-term uncertainty about the epidemic, and increased mental stress have affected professionals working in India more than anywhere else in the world.

The study included 14,600 employees, managers, human resource managers, and C-level managers in 13 countries, including 1,100 professionals from India. About 91% of respondents from India said their lives have a significant impact compared to 80% of the world average.

Almost 44% of respondents in India said they were suffering financially, compared to the global average of 29%. In India, 36% have poor mental health (28% globally), 32% have no work motivation (25% globally), and (31%) feel isolated from their own lives (23% globally).


We have discussed a lot on this issue for a long time and now we must implement solutions to make our lives better and mentally stable. Many startups out there are researching on this topic and introducing apps and software which could probably help cope with our mental health issues.

Until they come up with better technological solutions, let us try to heal our people’s life and be a partner for making them feel better emotionally.

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