What is dementia?

What is dementia?

Dementia is not a specific disease but a general term used to describe a wide range of symptoms of memory loss. In most cases, it caused by damages of diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a condition caused by the degeneration of brain cells or what’s referred to as neuro-degeneration. It affects the health of the brain thus reducing its effectiveness. It’s imperative to mention that like most health condition, dementia takes time before it can manifest itself. However, you can easily notice the warning signs such as forgetting names of the people around you, keeping track of your...

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Common Types of Sleep Disorders

Common Types of Sleep Disorders

In Australia, it is estimated that more 9% of the adult population is suffering from sleep disorders. That is how prevalent these conditions are. But it is important to note that there are various types of sleep disorders. Each one is different and may have varying symptoms. Here are the common sleep disorders in Australia: Insomnia Insomnia is usually characterized by either difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep throughout the night. An individual with this condition does not get sufficient amount of sleep to relax the body. In the modern world, insomnia ranks among the most common sleep disorders...

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7 Common Types of Addiction

7 Common Types of Addiction

Addiction is a compulsive pattern of behaviors that negatively affect an individual. To most people, addiction is when an individual indulges in substance abuse such as drugs, alcohol, etc. However, there many forms of addictions ranging from substance abuse, porn, gambling, sex, work, electronic gadgets amongst others. What’s worrying is that the problem of addiction in Australia is on the rise. According to the Australia Institute Of Health And Welfare 2015-16 survey, 16% or 3.1 million Australians aged 14 and older abusing drugs. However, that is only one form of addiction. There many addictions such as porn that data accuracy...

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