8 Types of Depression You May ...

Types of Depression! Does depression have types? According to WHO (World Health Organization), India is the most depressed country in the world. The shocking statistics from WHO suggest that there is a lack of awareness in the country and the stigma associated with it is very high. Majority of people know what is depression but […]

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Why Some People Are More Prone...

It may seem freaky, bizarre to some, but yes it is true- many people around the world are prone to depression! It’s not just us who are telling but also research findings have proved it. “The prevalence of depression globally has been increasing in recent decades ranging from 20% to 25% in women and about […]

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How I got addicted to Alcohol?

Hello, this is Raajan Vasudev Menon from Bangalore. I am a recovered alcohol addict who’s just out of a rehab centre. I like to share my story to all, especially parents on- how your alcohol practice may affect your children’s life. There is no confusion from where to start with. For every annual leave, I […]

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Why is Overcoming Alcohol Addi...

Alcohol addiction does lead to bad behaviours and is dangerous. But why is Overcoming Alcohol Addiction So Hard? “I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction” – Gene Tierney Overcoming Alcohol Addiction is Hard- why? A person may not admit he is an alcoholic as he starts out seeking or experiencing a sense of […]

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All you need to know is Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s

“Alzheimer is not a part of getting older”

                                  -Stephanie Vasquez

 

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder where the individual finds difficult to recollect his/her memories. It starts with a mild effect and becomes worse as the days pass by. Do not confuse Alzheimer’s with dementia because both are different and Click here to know the difference. In order to overcome Alzheimer’s all you need is have knowledge about – How to help or how to manage? Go ahead and learn more!

 

Hi-five tips to overcome Alzheimer’s:

1.Be social:

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s okay to talk about suffering, try to take out the social egos apart and be engaged with the discussion about Alzheimer to someone who you feel trustworthy might be family, friends, or clinical professionals. Be open and direct towards the path of better recovery and cure. Sharing the precise information is the key which eliminates the misconception about the disorder. Focus on what the medical professionals prescribe.

2.Regular exercises:

 

 

 

 

 

 

It might sounds so familiar and too common but the results from it are so effective. According to the Alzheimer’s research and prevention foundation, regular exercise can drop the risk of Alzheimer’s up to 50%. This habit can stimulate the cerebellum’s ability to sustain the old memories and maintain new ones. Target at least 150 min of intense exercise at least once in a week.

3.Eat healthy:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many studies show that following the Mediterranean diet (plenty of veggies, beans, whole grains, fish and olive oil) and Omega-3 fat foods such as cold water fishes (salmon, tuna, trout seaweed). Minimize the danger of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.  It is advisable to cut down sugary foods and high carb foods such as flour, rice, and keep an eye on hidden sugars in all the packed food. Because these foods might increase the level of blood sugar which inflame the brain.

4.Learn different and more:

 

 

 

 

 

 

The important groundbreaking theory by NIH ACTIVE for the suffering individuals is “use it or lose it”. The individuals who are keen to show off their interest in learning new things and challenge their brain are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s. Put yourself in a situation of learning new things such as practicing a foreign language, learning musical instruments, taking a new hobby like reading good books or playing some strategy games or puzzles can create patterns and rhythms inside the memory connections.

5.Managing stress:

 

 

 

 

 

 

The heavy toll that takes on the brain is stress. Increase in stress might result in hampering the nerve cell growth, shrink in memory and much more. To overcome stress and minimise the risk of  Alzheimer’s, it is mandatory to follow some effective activities such as breathing exercises, building inner peace, maintaining the sense of humor always, stop smoking, and controlled blood pressure and cholesterol levels.So whatever you went through is 100% effective for the short-term threshold for long-term remedies, it is advisable to knock the doors of medical professionals, so be clear and be cleared! Call us @ +91 9741476476   

 

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