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How to cure sleep paralysis problem. I have sleep paralysis problem. It occurs on me especially during day time sleep. please help me. I don't have any bad habits like smoking, alcohol consumption and late night sleep. Thank you.
Hi my grandmother is suffering from Alzheimer and she is unable to do her daily toilet needs herself, and now she is seeing hallucinations so she is hitting on somebody and getting terrified. She is currently not on medication as doctor said medication would only worsen Alzheimer. So is there anything we can do to help her to deal with these hallucinations.
My grandmother got blood clot in brain and now she is suffering from paralysis her right leg and hand are not working she even lost her talking ability. She is 74 years old and doctors saying that they can not do anything to help her. But she is able understand what we are saying to her and her left side area is working she says through sign that she is hungry and thirst. But she is open her eyes but not identifying persons. May I know she will live or die please someone help us with your answers ASAP. I can not bear to see her like that she was going through hell.
My mother has been using wysolone for about 20 years .she was earlier diagnosed with hystiocytosis. Many people said that the longterm usage of wysolone would lead to nervous problems. Please suggest the what doctor we should consult and what precautions we should take. Please do answer.
Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a degradation and eventually death of the brain cells. People with Alzheimer's disease suffer from a memory loss. There is also a progressive decline in the cognitive capacity of the brain.Today, Alzheimer's disease and dementia have become almost synonymous with old age. It is a heartbreaking experience to see aged people with Alzheimer's disease. They have little or no memory of the present time, of their loved people or the things around them.
The Alzheimer's disease starts off as a mild condition and then gradually progresses through stages. In this article, we will discuss the different stages associated with Alzheimer's disease.
- The first stage: This stage shows no significant changes in the affected person. Thus, without any diagnostic tests (such as a PET scan), it will be difficult to detect the condition in the initial stage.
- The second stage: This stage brings about some changes in the person. The person might misplace things or may even forget words (something that is often brushed aside as a small problem). However, this seldom interferes with their daily activities. Like the first stage, this stage, in most cases, goes unnoticed.
- The third stage: This is the stage that brings about visible changes in the person concerned such as
- The person experiences difficulties in trying to organize things.
- They forget things they have read, or heard just a few seconds back.
- In some cases, the person may not be able to recollect a person's name they have just met.
- Some people may end up repeating the same question over and over again.
- The fourth stage: This stage marks a further decline in the mental health. The person gets forgetful about himself or herself. They also start mixing up with the dates and months or makes major goof up while cooking (misses out on ingredients).
- The fifth stage: The mental deterioration reaches a step further. The person slowly starts forgetting about the present, such as their address, the time of the day, their profession and even phone numbers.
- The sixth stage: The problem is getting worse. Hallucination is slowly setting in. The person is starting to forget people and their faces, mixing one identity with another.
- The seventh stage: The final and unfortunately, the worst stage. The person stops talking to people, eating, or even walking. They stay confined to their world, oblivious of their immediate surrounding.
Dealing with an Alzheimer patient
- In addition to the treatment and medication, a person with Alzheimer's disease needs the love, care, and support of their close and dear ones. Isolating them will only worsen the situation.
- It may not be easy to deal with an Alzheimer's patient as the disease progresses, but do not be rude to them. Give them the confidence.
- Always keep a paper containing their name, address and emergency contact number in their wallet.
- People after the age of 50 should undergo regular health check ups.
Actually in my thigh some part are go to sleep When I pinch in thing so not feel a to much pain But is sleep like 30 percent.
I am a doctor, MBBS. Practising as a General physician at Hyderabad. I am having Hypertension and DM, since 8 years. I am getting medication for both and under control. Since last one month ,I suddenly loss of consciousness followed by fits for few seconds and I am getting okay with in no time. Undergone CT Brain - Normal. But from last 5 days when I am eating regularly my Sugar levels going down unknowingly I found that on 15/09/2018 my RBS was only -61 mg % ,so, I immediately took 3 chocolates and corrected myself. Since than onwards I stopped eating anti diabetic drugs .Than also instead of taking my food regularly my RBS was going down and myself rectifying the sugar levels. Right now my RBS is -90 mg% only and feeling some weakness so eaten 3 chocolates with me and I am regularly keeping chocolates with me otherwise I may again land in loss of consciousness and fits. What might be the cause, please tell me. Or by any poison may lead to this type of condition.
I was diagnosed with the disease epilepsy past 4 to 5 years but after taking pills preferred by my doc. Since 3 years I haven't suffered from any types of seizures I used to get before I started taking pills. But recently since last year I'm unable to sleep at night alone like suddenly my mindset was to tell by brain that I could have seizures like before and aroused similar to a phobia. And again I started my pills but for 3to4 months still I was suffering that phobia similar to my problem. So I want to know what actually is the problem? Please cooperate.
With age, most body organs begin to deteriorate in their function. This happens to the brain also, thereby reducing the overall speed of functioning of most organs. While slowing of bodily movement is visible, the internal organs functioning also slows down, which is not that obvious. Memory loss or dementia is one of the main manifestations of this degeneration of the brain.
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and the associated symptoms includes reduced reasoning abilities and cognitive defects. Though it is seen only in the elderly, not all elderly people will have Alzheimer’s. The overall quality of life of the affected person is reduced with difficulty remembering things that were recently learned. It is a progressive disease and as it gets more severe, a full-time caretaker may be required.
Causes: The brain cells are affected by protein masses known as plaques and tangles. These hamper the way communication between the brain cells happens as well as affect nutrition from reaching all parts of the brain. This leads to shrinking of the brain, eventually leading to memory loss and other problems. There is also a strong genetic linkage, as most people with Alzheimer’s have the lipoprotein A gene.
Symptoms: Though memory loss is the most common symptom, there are other symptoms:
- Being confused about places, people, and times
- Inability to find the right words during conversations
- Regular objects are misplaced
- Becoming irritable, (in someone who was not so previously)
- Mood swings
- Personality changes
- Inability to organise thoughts
- Not able to make the right decisions
- Repetitive talks and actions
- Forgetfulness (not something the person always does)
- Difficulty with numbers (again, not something calculations
- Difficulty managing everyday tasks and minor problems
- Suspicion of others (like immediate family members and friends)
Risk factors: While age is definitely a risk factor, the fact that not all aged people develop Alzheimer’s is to be borne in mind. Other risk factors include the history of stroke, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and poor lifestyle choices.
Diagnosis: While there is no definitive way to diagnose Alzheimer’s, symptoms along with brain scans and neuropsychological function testing are useful ways to confirm the diagnosis.
Treatment: This is aimed at two things reducing the rate of disease progression and treat (or reverse) symptoms if possible.
Cholinesterase inhibitors improve cellular communication in the brain and also manage depression and agitation. Memantine is used to slow the pace of disease progression.
In people with the disease, small changes are useful to help them with the symptoms. These include keeping essential things like keys and wallet in the same place, keep a daily diary to help them remember things, keep pictures of friends and family within visible distance.