You may forget your date of birth, or whether or not you switched off the heater after a shower. Sometimes you are not able to recall your childs name, at times you do not remember your chain of thoughts in the middle of the conversation. If such incidents keep happening frequently with you are or your loved ones, it can be the case of Alzheimers. A recent study concludes that more than 4.1 million people in India have Alzheimers.
Early onset of Alzheimers is rare, but do not make the mistake of considering it as a part of ageing. Making such assumptions would only make it worse. You need to be extra careful while dealing with Alzheimers and we are here to help you with this journey. A Little About How It Happens In technical terms; amyloid is protein formed by the body that a healthy brain can break down. From it comes beta-amyloid. This is what the plaques between nerve cells are formed of, which affects the dendrites and axons giving the nerve impulses. As this continues, it shrinks brain tissues recurringly. Thus, affecting your memory, judgment, behaviour, and intelligence.
If it is genetic, it cannot be fully be avoided, but it is still possible to slow down its effects.
Alternative Treatment Solutions
There are multiple alternative treatments available for Alzheimers such as:-
However, it is better to consult with your doctor before going for any alternative treatments.
Be There For Your Loved Ones
You can get a little worried if someone from your loved ones is having Alzheimers. But always remember, now you have to be the support for them.
It is possible that Alzheimer's may occur even when youre very careful and at a young age, but dont lose hope, there are ways of living with it. And if you do not have it yourself, be the support that your loved one needs because it is hard for both of you. Try not to be agitated at all times, have a notebook and reminders on your phone. Keep notes. Difficult, but accept and let go of a few things that you could and can do but causes harm to others, i.e. driving. You can also try some of our Leisure products, to keep your loved ones engaged from time to time. Whether books, stitch kits or even music, small gestures do make an impact. It comes with many of sacrifices, but it's possible to live a beautiful life combating the Alzheimer's as well!- Team Seniority.
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