What Your Psychiatrist Forgot to Tell You About Antidepressants

If you are a person who is battling with depression or has previously experienced the dreadfulness of being clinically depressed, you would probably understand how heavy every day feels. Sometimes when things seem gloomy and time runs dry the only outlet is to visit your local psychiatrist. When you get prescribed with your first dosage of antidepressants, you think that this would be the answer to all your questions only to find out the ugly truth. It is obvious that we would all prefer an immediate fix for all our problems but unfortunately, nothing in life works that way. In fact, being on antidepressants is one of the most painful journeys anyone can go through. Let’s start with the side effects that your doctor never mentions.

Shamma Clinic Launches a Community Initiative to Increase Healthcare Awareness in Dubai

Dubai’s answer to world-class healthcare for all Families, SHAMMA Clinic, has launched a community-driven initiative to raise awareness of key healthcare topics for the citizens and residents of Dubai. Centering seven specialist departments, SHAMMA Clinic has already established itself as a hub for medical expertise and knowledge sharing in the UAE, providing care and specialist …

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Dubai to Host First-Ever ‘War on Cancer’ Middle East Conference

How can policymakers and industry tackle the region’s rising occurrence of cancer? The Economist Events, part of the global English-language weekly newspaper, is hosting the first ever “War on Cancer"Middle East conference in Dubai on May 1st 2018 at The Taj Hotel. The conference will also see the launch of The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public …

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‘It’s Time to Change’ with Just Be’s self-care campaign

Just Be gives back to the community by bringing new perspectives to holistic wellbeing    In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth, Just Be launches a self-care campaign on …

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Behind The Brand: SHA Wellness Clinic

SHA is a worldwide pioneering clinic that is dedicated to significantly improving and prolonging the health and well-being of people by using natural therapies, that mostly derive from ancestral oriental knowledge and the most advanced western techniques. SHA does not simply view health as the absence of illness, rather, it is an optimum state of complete physical and mental well-being, with an ideal weight and vitality.

Gold’s Gym Launches the Next Generation of Fitness Clubs

Gold’s Gym, a subsidiary of the Al Ahli Holding Group, is set to become the first gym chain in the UAE to offer cloud-based technology to consumers for fitness tracking and lifestyle management. With the relaunch of five of its fitness clubs in the UAE to include state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment and a complete revamp of the indoor cycling studio, they now offer a complete digital solution to consumers and brings fitness into the digital age.

Therapy in a Journal

Expressive writing can be described as an activity that expresses “major upheavals” in one’s life. It is writing that directly comes out from our innermost insecurities and it usually does not reflect on the events that take place but rather on one’s feelings and thoughts about these events. It is a type of writing specially used as a tool for stress management. Rather than repressing emotions such as anger and hostility, people can reflect their feeling through writing and therefore ventilate the negativity that comes in tandem.  Simple examples of expressive writing would be keeping a diary or a daily journal.