Age related dementias (forgetfulness) need treatment.70-80 % of dementias are irreversible, but with treatment, the progression of the disease can be delayed from 2- 5 years
10-20 percent are REVERSIBLE and hence it is advisable to seek early treatment.
Also for the behavioural abnormalities seen in dementias, epilepsy(fits) treatment can be given which makes life easier for the patient and the family members such as – excessive irritability, sleeping problems, suspicious of family members, hallucinations, mood disorders
The rising number of senior individuals, indicates that we need better understanding of how the process of aging affects the mental health of a person. Common ailments like depression, dementia and stroke are likely to affect a person as he grows old. Such people become helpless in the face of odds and struggle to function normally or to cope with.
Most people over the age of 65 become susceptible to a host of mental and physical illnesses, therefore it is important that we must know the signs of geriatric psychiatry so that we can prevent both patients and caregivers. Signs which can help you identify such an issue
If any of your loved ones is suffering from these problems, you should immediately seek medical aid.
Whether you are looking for dementia & alzheimer treatments in Kolhapur, you need not look further than Dr. Parth Nagda at Nami Neuropsychiatry clinic. Consult Dr. Parth Nagda, for any dementia & alzheimer related problems if you happen to observe any of these symptoms in your loved ones.