20-OCT-2020: Senior Secondary School teacher delivers lecture
Aligarh, October 20: "The Covid-19 pandemic has left people distressed. It is imperative to understand that the psychological and social stress can affect the immune and endocrine systems and chronic stress will damage the brain," said Dr Naila Rashid, teacher at the
Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
She, was delivering the keynote address in the national webinar on 'Stress Management of Working Women in Pandemic Today' organised by the Department of Bioengineering and Women Grievance Cell, Integral University, Lucknow.
"Working women are bound to get more stressed as they have to balance office and domestic work-the bulk of the latter being shouldered by women. Studies reveal increased participation of men during the pandemic, but women still spend most time caring for children and house hold work despite working from home," said Dr Naila.
She cautioned working women not to ignore the common symptoms of stress such as dry mouth, cold hands and feet, increased sweating, rapid breathing, faster heart rate, tense muscles, feelings of nausea, butterflies in stomach, diarrhea and constant desire to urinate.
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