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Thermal treatment of mental disorder during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been causing mental and psychological damage to many people. In the field of mental health, experts say that the pandemic is causing a great shock and severe stress for people. The epidemic has brought many consequences. Economic stagnation, loss of human and material resources and most typically the impact on human health is not only in the Body but also heavily in the Mind. Where the storm named COVID swept through, every family suffered more or less damage and one disease that is threatening the peace inside every roof is neurological diseases such as stress and depression.
COVID-19 is the cause of mental illness

The COVID-19 pandemic for patients as well as the community causes anxiety and fear that they may get sick. When severe disease is at risk of death, especially in the elderly, people with chronic diseases. Children in isolation should not be close to their parents, sick relatives, people's discrimination against families with infected people or the loss of loved ones due to the epidemic... These are very serious psychological traumas. important.
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Isolation measures against the COVID-19 epidemic have had a great impact on people's psychology in society - Photo: REUTERS

Anxiety from all sides, business stagnation, job loss, worry about food, money, and above all, the safety of themselves and their families make everyone live in fear. . The time of separation must be at home for months, with people who are used to an active life like a rushing train with sudden braking. People find it frustrating when they have to live in four walls every day and only connect through phone screens. Isolation at home not being able to communicate with many people around makes people uncomfortable and frustrated because they can't relax. Prolonged stress and melancholy are also the causes of increased stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.


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Anxiety hits all sides, business stagnates, job loss, worries about food, money, and above all, the safety of themselves and their families make everyone live in fear. Illustration - Source: Internet)

Not only women are severely affected psychologically, even men are seriously affected, Dr. Faith Gunning of the Department of Psychology at Weill Cornell Medical University (USA) said: During the epidemic period. , the number of male and female mental illness cases is approximately the same. Normally, the ratio of women is twice that of men. The World Health Organization also warns that more attention must be paid to the mental health of people, not only for the elderly and adults but also for children and adolescents, the risk of mental disorders is also high. very high.

Keeping the mind balanced is the key to improving health
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Mental health is fundamental to the well-being and productive functioning of individuals”. According to this WHO definition, mental health is one of the three main components along with physical and social health. A comfortable mental state and adaptation to all life situations will help people have good mental health.

The question many people ask is: “What to do for the rest of the day?” when the schedule is now just eating and sleeping. Especially for people living in cramped urban areas, is it even more frustrating when the living space is only encapsulated in a few tens of square meters? To avoid the situation that all day we don't know what to do but eat, sleep, watch TV, surf the phone, we should rebuild ourselves a healthy schedule, avoiding the feeling of boredom when the 24-hour schedule only rotates. around the bedroom, living room. Maintaining the habit of getting up early, exercising in place, practicing meditation, yoga, reading, cooking, playing with children or taking time to participate in online courses will help fill empty time and arouse excitement. . Thereby helping to improve health, spirit is also more excited and optimistic.


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Maintaining the habit of getting up early, practicing meditation, yoga... will help you fill your free time and be full of excitement

Fighting the epidemic like fighting the enemy, there will be mental and health losses, but experts also recommend that health training, exercise, healthy eating, selection of information, increased useful activities ... to have a good mentality, increase resistance to disease.

You can refer to: 10 ways to help balance your mind during the epidemic season

Using aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote the health of both body and mind.

Aromatherapy is believed to date back more than 3,500 years to Ancient Egypt, mainly using aromatic essential oils, extracted from pure plants, that could cure many ailments. Ancient cultures in China, India, Egypt and elsewhere incorporated aromatic essential oil components in plants. The term aromatherapy was coined by French chemist and perfumer René - Maurice Gattefossé. In 1937, he published a book titled "Aromathérapie: Les Huiles Essentielles, Hormones Végétales" (Aromatherapy: essential oils, plant hormones). This book marks the beginning of aromatherapy.


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Aromatherapy - aromatherapy is a holistic healing therapy that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. This therapy is sometimes called essential oil therapy (Artwork - Source: Internet)

Natural substances in aromatic plants have been used for medicinal and religious purposes. They are known for both physical and psychological benefits. In modern Western healthcare settings, aromatherapy is still often used in conjunction with conventional medications, such as anti-nausea, anxiety medications, or pain relievers. Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulating odor receptors in the nose, which then send messages through the nervous system to the limbic system, the part of the brain that controls emotions and memory.

Research on the effectiveness of aromatherapy, the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants is limited. However, a number of scientific studies have shown aromatherapy to have health benefits such as:

  • Reduce anxiety and depression
  • Improve sleep quality, treat insomnia
  • Support in the treatment of headaches
  • Relieves menstrual and circulatory problems
  • Improve quality of life, especially for people with chronic health conditions
  • Support to improve dementia

Use aromatherapy with incense

Agarwood is called the king of scents, not because it carries passionate scents such as jasmine, lavender, orchid or rose… The scent of agarwood is always praised as the fragrance of liberation, the fragrance of the heavenly world. by the wonderful effects of agarwood on human health.

In medicine, frankincense is considered a rare medicinal herb used to treat many diseases and enhance vitality. Agarwood has the effect of reducing gas, recharging kidneys, and curing diseases of the abdomen, chest pain, vomiting, asthma, diuretic, pain reliever, sedative, forbidden mouth, antipyretic, shortness of breath, spitting blood… One of the special effects of frankincense in aromatherapy is sedation. Research shows that in frankincense essential oil there are more than 150 complex compounds that, when burned, create a pleasant aroma that helps to relax the mind and reduce stress.


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The essential oil in agarwood, when burned, will be released, spread into the air, affecting mood, helping to reduce fatigue, anxiety and increase relaxation.

The use of aromatherapy with frankincense is also simple, not as sophisticated as some other methods. In the morning, you wake up, do some yoga or meditate for 15 to 30 minutes with a small circle of bass. After that, have breakfast, drink coffee, drink tea, read books, listen to music and burn a few buds to watch the smoke drift. In the evening, before going to bed, you burn a small agarwood tree or relax, you will see that your mood and health is significantly improved after using it.

The essential oil in agarwood when burned will be released, spread into the air, impact on mood, help reduce fatigue, anxiety and increase relaxation. These essences when inhaled will act on the brain and nervous system through stimulation of the olfactory nerve. Agarwood has pure yang properties, so when burned, it helps to increase yang energy for living space, increase vitality for the house and increase energy for people. That's why when using agarwood for a while, users will feel relaxation, peace of mind, refreshing body, achieving emotional balance.

Above are the things you need to know about aromatherapy and how to apply it simply and effectively. Ways to help improve physical and mental health are good for your family. Hope you will apply it successfully so that your family is always healthy in body and mind!