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Heart Disease and Ayurveda Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. More than 30 million Indians have heart issues out of which over 60% of the people are older adults. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is considered to be...
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What is Meningitis? Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes of the brain, spinal cord, and ventricles due to an infection. There are three types of meningitis: bacterial, viral and fungal. Acute Bacterial Meningitis (ABM) is one of the major causes...
Do You Feel Excessively Sleepy? Excessive sleepiness is when you feel exceptionally tired or sleepy during the day. This sleepiness can interfere with your daily activities. In two different studies, more than 50% of the older adults over 65 years...
Are Psychotic Disorders Common? The population of older adults in India according to 2016 statistics is 121 crores. Age-related degeneration of the nervous system is very common. It includes various degenerative processes that lead to physical changes. The most common of...
What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome? Charles Bonnet syndrome in the elderly is a condition in which an older adult with visual impairment sees things that are not real. In other words, they hallucinate. The prevalence of Charles Bonnet syndrome varies...
India is an aging country. More than 104 million of the total population falls in the senior category. The suicide rate in Indian older adults is very high – higher than the national rate. In fact, one in every five...
What is Paranoia? More than 6% of older adults in India suffer from paranoia. Paranoia is the irrational anxiety the elderly face. An older adult with paranoia may experience anxious and fearful thoughts related to persecution, threat or conspiracy. It...
Paranoia is a constant feeling of fear due to thoughts of threat or conspiracy, with little or no evidence of any such incidence around the person. As stated above there can be many reasons behind such feelings. Upon observing...
Depression and dementia are common in older adults. Depression is highly prevalent in the older population than in the general adult population. A WHO study says that 21.9% of the elderly in India suffer from depression. Meanwhile, there are...

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