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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is characterized by memory loss which has still not significantly affected daily functioning of a person. Memory loss may be minimal to mild and not easily noticeable to the individual yet. It is a transitional period between the expected deterioration of cognitive abilities of normal aging and the more obvious decline of dementia. A person with MCI may know that his memory or mental function...

Dementia

Dementia is defined as a loss of mental capability that affects a person’s daily life. Usually affected are the person’s memory and his ability to think and plan (executive functions). Dementia gets worse over time, but the duration this happens differs with each person. Some people lose their skills faster than others. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia by far. People tend to have difficulty in...

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Affects Social Int...

Two studies showing death risk doubled for people with Alzheimer’s disease or amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) were presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Vancouver on July 16, 2012. Studies were conducted by Jeffrey Kaye, MD and colleagues at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland and both showed that people with MCI withdraw and isolate themselves as the condition...

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Dementia...

This was highlighted during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2012 (AAIC® 2012) in Vancouver based on two studies linking mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to serious negative health effects. One of the studies was conducted by Mindy Katz, MPH and colleagues at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York and it showed that people with dementia is at risk of death 3.26...

Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder (NS-RED)

Sleep-related eating disorders or also called nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder or NS-RED are typified by abnormal eating habits during the night while asleep. A person with this disorder manifests episodes of compulsive excessive eating while sleepwalking at night time. This condition is found to be more common in the female population. There are studies suggesting that 66% of those with the condition are women. The...

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Major depressive disorder (MDD) also known as clinical depression is a mood disorder presenting with feeling depressed, sad, or miserable, loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and symptoms should interfere with the person’s quality of life significantly and last for at least two weeks. This mood must represent a contrast from the person’s normal mood. The change in mood must severely impair or affect a...

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

Social Anxiety Disorder Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is the extreme fearfulness of specific social events or situations. The person feels being judged by other people. Dropping something accidentally in a public place can cause a person to be extremely anxious, fearful, and overwhelmed. Attending to a party can be very distressing for some people and many would decline invitations to social activities. The fear of such...