Care of an Alzheimer's Patient
A person with Alzheimer's may react with frustration, agitation and even aggression when they find that automatic tasks have become difficult. Your loved one's ability to function and cope will steadily decline and may even vary from day to day. Try to stay flexible and adapt your routine as needed.
Depression - What is it?
Depression is a medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. Depression does not discriminate; it affects men and women, young and old, and people of all races, cultures, and incomes.
When You Feel Like Ending Your Life
"Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with pain." You may have experienced intense emotions and thoughts that have lead to you also thiniking about harming yourself or ending your life. This can be an overwhelming experience. Do take some time to understand more about it.
How Can I Help Someone Who May Be Suicidal?
Dealing with suicidal tendencies is difficult not just for the individual but also for the people close to them. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the age group of 15-44 years. Globally, suicide rates have increased by 41.3 % in the past decade. According to Dr. Gururaj, HOD Epidemiology, NIMHANS, for every suicide committed, ten people attempt suicide and 100 contemplate it.These statistics go to show that suicide is a very real problem, one that we cannot ignore.
When Alzheimer's is Setting in
Dementia is a progressive and irreversible impairment of the intellect, the prevalence of which increases with age. The articles throw a light on the detailed account of dementia and how to identify it.
Communication Disorders in Adults
Communication is an ultimate medium of human interaction. One might experience certain communication difficulties or may have a Communication Disorder. There is help available and most of these disorders can be successfully treated. Read to know more.
Speech Language Problems
Speaking is the most complicated skill that we learn, for which we receive no training! This article shows the probable concerns that one might be dealing with with respect to speech and communication...
Care-giving for Alzheimer's Patients
Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease is one of the greatest challenges among the various trials of caring for the elderly. It is a tough, tough job and can become overwhelming at times. The physical demands and the emotional strains are exhausting. Here is some information on care-giving for Alzheimer's patients.
All of us feel anxious and stressed out from time to time. Situations such as meeting tight deadlines, difficulties with relationships, or even battling traffic often bring about anxious feelings in us. This article helps you understand more about anxiety and its symptoms.