Health tips during exams period.
Now that we enter the exams period, preparation mode is on with sleepless nights and stressful minds. And with that also comes a bunch of health conditions which we are usually unaware of, or just simply ignore.
Dr Aukhojee Yasheel, doctor and director of Médecin à domicile elaborates on the common health hazards to be aware of during exams period.
Tests and exams can be a challenging part of school life for children and young people and their parents. The doctor lists the following symptoms that can be manifested among children and young people.
headaches and stomach aches
not able to sleep properly
loss of interest in food or sometimes eat more than normal
not enjoying activities that one usually enjoys
low or negative mood
one feels hopeless about his/her future
Side effects of studying till late on the eve of exams
The doctor recalls that we only pull all-nighters when we have fallen behind and are trying to rapidly catch up on information or a project. ‘Teens who stay up late at night cramming are more likely to have academic problems the following day: doing poorly on the test that they studied fo