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Bath Time For Your Alzheimers Patient
Topic : Caring for Alzheimers : Alzheimers Care & Alzheimers Help
by William Hammond, J.D..Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is one of the most difficult things you can do. It involves a lot of energy, time and patience. It can be very frustrating. People with Alzheimer’s may refuse help f...
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Feelings About Alzheimer?s Disease
Topic : Alzheimers Caregiver Support & Alzheimers Caregiving
by William Hammond, J.D..Being a caregiver is stressful and difficult. It involves contradictory feelings, thoughts and frustrations. When you have to care for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s, you have to be patient, talk wi...
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Care Giver for an Alzheimer?s Patient
Topic : Alzheimers Caregivers Support & Alzheimers Care
by William Hammond, J.D..Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s is a huge responsibility and very time consuming. It can bring a lot of stress, frustration and more. You devote all your time to your loved one and not...
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Alzheimers Patients And Verbal Abuse: How To Deal With It
Topic : Depression and Alzheimers & Alzheimers Depression
by William Hammond, J.D..Abuse of any kind is difficult to deal with. Types of verbal abuse can include the following: Does your loved one ignore your feelings? Is he disrespectful? Does he withhold approval, appreciatio...
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St Johns Wort and Depression
Topic : St Johns Wort and Depression : St Johns Wort & Depression Side Effects
by Mireille Gautschi.The bright yellow flower of the St Johns Wort (hypericum perforatum) with it's ray-like petals, represents the power of the sun that forces away the darkness. This already points to the anti-depressa...
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How to cope with agitation in your loved one who has Alzheimer’s
by William G. Hammond, J.D..Many times, understanding the meaning of a word can give us great insight into the issue at hand. What is agitation? Extreme emotional disturbance. (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English ...
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Helping an Alzheimers Patient
by William G. Hammond, J.D..For most people, driving is a necessity as well as a symbol of independence. There are very few people that will easily give up their independence and give you the keys to their vehicle. Yet for indi...
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How Do You Know if You Have Manic-Depression
Topic : Manic-Depression & Manic Depression : Manic Depression Symptoms
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.Nancy was doing very well until about two years ago when Phil, her boyfriend of 9 years, broke-up with her. It was a difficult moment for her especially after she learned that Phil eventually married...
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!
Topic : Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
by Claire Williams.You may have noticed that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /M.E. /Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness... ...and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most ...
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Nursing Home For Alzheimers Patients
Topic : Nursing Home & Nursing Homes : Home For Alzheimer & Alzhemier Patient
by William G. Hammond, JD.Caring for an Alzheimer's patient can be a huge burden. When it becomes too hard and too time consuming for you to take care of your loved one, it may be time to look for a nursing home. When you fee...
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Adult Day Care For Alzheimers Patients
Topic : Adult Day Care & Day Care For Adult : Maintain Sanity & Maintaining Sanity
by William G. Hammond, JD.Adult Day Care provides comfort, support, care, companionship and counseling for elderly or Alzheimer’s patients who require supervision during daytime hours. It offers patients the opportunity to so...
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5 Super Effective Tips To Kill Depression
Topic : Tips For Depression & Getting Out Of Depression : Cure For Depression
by Michael Lee.Being lonely is a normal part of our everyday lives. We get sad when we fail in our exams, when we're rejected by the person we love, or when someone very close to us passes away. Depression, how...
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!
by Claire Williams.Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most common myth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is that it is effective...
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Whats causing my Depression and Fatigue?
by Paul Shearstone.Chronic Fatigue and Chronic Depression are absolutely systemic in our society today. Recent studies done by the AMA and CMA purport one in four people in North America are suffering from some form of...
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Safe Driving And Alzheimers Disease
by William G. Hammond, JD.Naomi was hopelessly lost. As she drove, absolutely nothing looked familiar. She noticed a fluttering in her stomach. She had to admit that she was in a lovely area, with large shade trees and a love...
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Behavioral Manifestations of Alzheimer’s Dementia
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.Alzheimer’s Dementia has a combination of cognitive and behavioral manifestations. Cognitive impairment is the core problem which includes memory deficits and at least one of the following: aphasia o...
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Alzheimer Disease and Antioxidants
by Aaron Cummings.At the present time, one out of ten adults have some form of Alzheimer disease. According to Dr. Greengard, Director of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research at the Rockefeller University, that ...
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Stress and Depression are Killing Us!
by Paul Shearstone.A short generation ago, families could set their watch by the time the father got home from work each day. My dad always walked through the front door at precisely 6 PM and supper was served at 6:10....
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Are All Dementias Alzheimers?
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.I’m surprised when some patients and caregivers confuse dementia and Alzheimer’s as one and the same. Each time a family member is suffering from memory loss, the conclusion is always Alzheimer’s. Is...
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Major Depression and Manic-Depression — Any difference?
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.Countless number of patients and their family members have asked me about manic–depression and major depression. “Is there any difference?” “Are they one and the same?” “Is the treatment the same?” A...
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Antidepressant Information
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.Maria has been increasingly depressed for the past few years. She has tried at least four newer antidepressants but so far, she doesn’t seem to respond. Unable to work, she’s now feeling helpless and...
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Depression Series: Why Don’t I Respond to Medications? (Part 1)
by Michael G. Rayel, MD.Maria has been feeling depressed for at least two and a half years. About three years ago, her husband of 20 years left her for another woman. Devastated, she became despondent and tearful almost dai...
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5 Tips to Reduce Depression
by Wayne Perkins.While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people all over the world, more and more people suffer with depression. The more we focus on news events and the business climate, the more we a...
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5 Tips to Reduce Depression
by Wayne Perkins, Clinical Hypnotherapist.While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people all over the world, more and more people suffer with depression. The more we focus on news events and the business climate, the more we a...
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Nutrition Research on Alzheimers Disease and Brain Health
by News Canada.(NC)-Recent research has shown a benefit of certain nutrients in reducing the risk of degenerative diseases of the brain. Antioxidants, such as vitamins E, C, B12 and folic acid have been shown to pl...
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