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The primary justification for using electro-shock therapy is to treat depression. I worked in a large state mental hospital back in late...
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No. Medicare generally does not pay for services that people with dementia most commonly need -- help dressing, bathing and eating, among others...
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not necessarily. A stoke is caused by a blood clot being dislodged and traveling to the brain. A brain hemorrhage is called just what it is. My...
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The Affordable Care Act will not have an impact on long-term care insurance products. That means a pre-existing medical condition can still impact...
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What sodium does is it causes neurons to fire, or to send signals. This is essential to brain activity and muscle response...
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When you die.  Keep on having those wonderful tests.  It saves lives. I know of one person that had a colonoscopy and it saved his life. By...
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He needs to have some one sign a release of info, he needs to sign too saying that he is okay with you knowing about his health info. Ask the doctors...
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Great question! And kudos to this strong, 92-year-old lady!The answer to your question is: It might not be a type of dementia at all. I'd suggest...
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People with moderate and advanced dementia typically need round-the-clock care and supervision to prevent them from harming themselves or others...
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Age-related cognitive decline. As people age, they usually experience slower information processing and mild memory impairment. In addition, their...
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Doctors have identified many other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms. Many of these conditions are reversible with...
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Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the...
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All forms of dementia result from the death of nerve cells and/or the loss of communication among these cells. The human brain is a very complex and...
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No gray matter loss or structural brain damage is occuring in FM [fibromyalgia]. The brain dysfunctions are felt to be from neuro-chemical factors...
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I believe your step-father may have a condition termed "REM Behavior Disorder." This is associated with vivid dreaming - and dreaming while...
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