Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Understanding and Respecting the Person with Dementia

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understanding dementia behaviorsI saw a Dementia patient few years ago in my locality. He was suffering through a disease where he forgot his ability to remember his name, family and the place where he lived. But most panicking was our neighbours completely disturbed him. Sometimes he began to attack them. Few people will not agree to consider dementia as a behavioural disease. In a medical term dementia is not a particular disease. It can be caused by a number of disorders which affect the brain.

Brain cells gradually became dead in this type of disease. It can bring the whole personality change. Read More…

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Understanding and Managing Migraine

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For those who suffer from the debilitating and painful condition of a migraine will know all about how the attack affects life and the ability to lead any kind of normal operations. But what is actually going on in our body when we are under an attack, and how do we even try to control it?

Migraine sufferers will get a series of headaches that occur over and over again. Other symptoms will be present during a migraine attack, such as nausea, dizziness, hypersensitivity to light and sound and a feeling like you just want to be sick. Read More…

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Managing Nut and Peanut Allergy in Primary Schools

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imagesFood allergies among the kids are quite common and this is the reason that the schools have to take the right measures to prevent the same. Nuts as well as peanuts cause a number of health problems and therefore many schools have put a ban on it. This means that no child is allowed to bring food items that have nuts or peanuts in them. But the major problem is that such a ban has not been successful and still the children are being affected with this allergy. So the primary schools are looking for an effective solution that really works and helps the kids to overcome the allergy. Read More…

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Urology Awareness Month

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Urology Awareness Month (August 31st-September 30th) highlights the risk factors and symptoms involved in urological health issues that affect the public. Through The Urology Foundation, several events and initiatives take place to raise the public awareness about urological cancers, symptoms, and treatments. One of the most common cancers affecting men is prostate cancer. Approximately one out of eight men are diagnosed with prostate cancer; 40,000 men are diagnosed each year. Following close behind prostate cancer is bladder cancer which affects both men and women in growing numbers. Additional urological cancers include kidney and testicular cancer which are less common in comparison to prostate cancer. Read More…

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World Alzheimers Month & World Alzheimers Day

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With it being World Alzheimers Month it is important that we take a look at what Alzheimer’s really is and why it is important to treat people who have alzheimers with patience, care and respect.

According to Alz.co.uk “Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.” With this in mind, it is important to understand that people with alzheimer’s are dealing with a seriously debilitating disease that can cause a lot of pain, and frustration in their lives. Read More…

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