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How to help someone with depression

Depression, labelled by World Health Organization as the leading cause of disability affects an estimate of 34 percent people in Pakistan. About one in four Pakistanis suffer from mental health problems. Depression is affecting every…

Medical benefits of fasting

Allah Almighty has bestowed upon us His wonderful gift in the form of the fasts of Ramadan so that we could attain piety and Divine pleasure, as Allah Almighty mentions in Surat ul Baqara of the Holy Qur’an (part 2 verses 183-184): “O…

Depression an unknown endemic

Recently attending the psychiatric ward, it was astounding to come across a large chunk of population suffering from depression and being unaware of it as mental disorder. Contrary to the west, depression in our part of the hemisphere is…