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Health of people with dementia dealt a severe blow by coronavirus lockdown

People with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. EOPLE with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. Lockdown and the closure of vital day services and… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: Does your partner do this in their sleep? Major warning sign to spot

“These drugs won’t bring back memory and thinking, but they can boost what functions remain and help with behavioural problems and hallucinations,” notes the health body. In some people with hallucinations (when hallucinations are frightening or threaten safety, for example), additional treatment may be necessary, adds the health site. In addition to medicine, there are… Read More »

Can sleep aid cause dementia

Mayo Clinic Minute: Dietary supplements don’t reduce dementia risk, but 3 tips do June 11, 2019, 02:00 p. Caused by a genetic mutation, this disease causes certain nerve cells in your brain and spinal cord to waste away. Shelat, DO, FACP, Attending Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, SUNY Stony Brook, School of Medicine,… Read More »

Resveratrol Protects Against Vascular Dementia and More

Until a few years ago, research had pointed to resveratrol’s neuroprotective effects against Alzheimer’s, but not against other types of dementia. However, a Chinese study with rats in 2013 found that resveratrol may also lower the risk for vascular dementia.1 Other studies since then not only support this research,2 but show that resveratrol also activates… Read More »

Is sleep aids linked to dementia

The information in our articles is NOT intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. They have so far shown that it works in animals. Gray and colleagues tracked nearly 3,500 men and women aged 65 and over with no dementia symptoms at the… Read More »