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Stress on the rise among rural people

A study conducted by B.Sc Nursing students of Govt.Nursing College,Kozhikode has revealed that the number of rural people suffering mental stress is on the rise. And,women are more vulnerable group in the study.

The study was held at Perumanna panchayath in Kozhikode district and 70% of people suffer stress in half area of one single ward of the village.

The survey was part of their learning process and making people aware of lifestyle diseases .Medical camps followed by the survey suggested change in life style would help reduce these ailments.

Practicing Yoga such as Pranayam will help to live a stress free life.

Percentage of other diseases are like this:

Blood pressure-25%

Diabetes-23%

Chest diseases-31%

 

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