A Discussion of Some Psychological Disorders and Symptoms 

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Alcohol, too, can play an injurious part.  Meridian Health Protocol Review After all, the poor old person's all alone. No-one visits them and all they have are the ghosts of the past. These spectres are made more real, perhaps, with the help of a bottle of scotch. Maybe the faces become clearer, the old times come alive again. The main problem is that falls can result because of their drinking, and who's there to pick them up?

Alzheimer's goes without saying, but other dementia can take their toll, two in particular. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a viral infection which can lead to a rapid downward spiral. Medications, too, can cause problems. These days, it seems, more and more medications are being dished out and someone elderly, with a slower metabolism, can experience toxic levels of these drugs more quickly. This means that the drugs can interact, causing mood changes and symptoms of dementia.

There are some wonderful organizations out there doing marvellous work. How I wish we could multiply their number by a hundred the University of Oregon used MRI tests on daydreamers and concluded that the studies "suggest that mind wandering may evoke a unique mental state that may allow otherwise opposing networks to work in cooperation." These two opposing networks are the "executive" and "default" networks.

  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11:52:17 AM

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