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Brain and Nervous System

Brain is one of the most important and complex part of our body. It is responsible for controlling the voluntary and involuntary bodily functions. The nervous system is a network of channels that carries electromagnetic signal. The brain communicates with each part of the body through nervous system. The ailments of the nervous system are called neurological disorders. These include multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and stroke. These conditions can affect memory and ability to perform simple activities. Getting plenty of rest, exercising regularly both mentally and physically and following correct diet and lifestyle ensures that your brain and nervous system remains healthy.

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Mental Health in India has always been a subject less talked about. Older adults, in particular, find it difficult to express their mental health issues and get treatment for the same. In a country where more than 14 million...
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Do Older Adults Suffer from Depression? India has nearly 104 million older adults. Nearly 15% of the older adults in India have some kind of mental disorder, dementia and depression being the leading ones. Men and women both suffer from depression....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx2zVUDUrf0 Dr. Pradnya Brahmankar is a General Physician, working with Tapas elder care center. HappyAging met Dr. Pradnya while visiting Tapas and understood from her about the challenges they come across in Dementia care. She tells how society is unaware about...
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Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It is a neurodegenerative condition that has some typical characteristics like memory loss, mood disorders, and behavioural issues. More than 1.3 million elderly people in India suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. The occurrence...
What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s is a neuro-degenerative condition characterized by memory loss, mood disorders and behavioral issues which is believed to affect more than 1.3 million of the elderly population in India. When lapsing of memory progresses to the extent...

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