Alzheimer: Disorders of eating behavior

eating disorder

It is a common problem among patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease characterized by the deterioration of intellectual functions, primarily memory, but can also be affected other areas such as language, the ability to make decisions or carry out everyday tasks, attention, changes in mood, behavior and personality. In this case, we will focus on a specific disorder associated the eating behavior. How can we help to prevent it?

eating disorder

The problems of eating behavior in patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease may be due by overfeeding or malnutrition, through rejection of food behaviors, difficulties in swallowing or play with food.

We can not forget that we are in patients with memory problems and guidance, so their habits and how they behave at mealtime can be see disrupted, come to forget in a given phase of the illness if eaten or how successfully use cutlery. It’s a direct consequence of the disease, the same way you can also have sleep disorders or depression. The diet should be balanced and adapted to their needs.

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea: What’s the difference?

snoring and sleep apnea

The main difference is that the apnea brings together an interruption of breathing during sleep. People with distressed also often suffer drowsiness and fatigue during the day. Although snoring, contrary to popular belief, is not synonymous with sleep, as it can alter the rest besides affecting the cardiorespiratory system. Both one as another sleep disorder can be treated and prevented, as sleep apnea, for example, may be related to other diseases such as hypertension or cardiovascular disorders.

snoring and sleep apnea

Sleep is essential for the proper functioning of our body as it is the best way to get the energy to restore bodily functions. Two disorders that can alter are snoring and sleep apnea (known as obstructive sleep apnea syndrome) which, although in some cases might think they are related, have their differences.

Snoring can indeed be a symptom or sign of apnea, but not all people who snore have it. In fact, snoring can be defined as a noise caused by vibration of the throat. Apnea also accompanied by a cessation of breathing for a few seconds, interrupts ending with a movement similar to spasm of the body or sudden movement of arms and legs.

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Vitamin B6 for mood disorders

mood disorders

The vitamins B complex contain a range of interesting properties with respect to particular brain function, but that would have the greatest impact on everything related to neurotransmitters, dopamine and serotonin, in short, to connections that have an impact on our mood, this is vitamin B6. It is also prescribed to women with significant symptoms of mood disorders during PMS.

mood disorders

Vitamin B6 also ensures adequate oxygenation of the brain, a good immune defense and is a powerful antioxidant that helps rid the body of toxic substances that we absorb.

But this vitamin found in our diets could help more people than we think…

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Breathing technique against fear and anxiety

breathing technique

Breathing not only allows our survival in its most basic form, it can also help to calm the anxieties and fears, and our moods change and renew our energies needed for daily life. In this article we will learn a breathing technique well directed can apply at any time and place, to calm the anxieties and fears in a particular situation, or to start the day well refreshed and positive.

breathing technique

What is anxiety
Anxiety and fear are two sensations characteristic of our current lifestyle. Stress, worries, obligations and responsibilities have loads of stress and anxiety, we must learn to manage and control.

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How to Stop Snoring

stop snoring

Snoring, like sleep apnea are very common ailments in our times. Its consequences are detrimental to the welfare and good rest of the person who is suffering, but also are a nuisance for those who share the room. To prevent and alleviate this condition somewhat noisy, we recommend the following tips.

stop snoring

Healthy Living to stop snoring
For some, snoring is the result of the excesses, mostly at night. Heavy eating, smoking and drinking a little more than the mind can exacerbate respiratory problems at bedtime. A good trick to alleviate their suffering is, simply, to moderate the consumption of these detractors of the well-being and, as far as possible, avoid them completely.

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Swollen belly? How to stop feeling full!

swollen belly

It is one of our worst enemies to sit at the table. The feeling of having the swollen belly can be so unpleasant that we often cause pain and nausea. To forget once and for all this uncomfortable feeling, next we discover some effective tricks that you can implement.

swollen belly

Very different causes are those that can cause swelling or bloating. To prevent it, there are some simple habits you can follow.

Food
There are certain foods that can harm our stomach, causing heartburn, flatulence or awkward discomfort. This occurs when consumption exceeds fried or too fat foods, vegetables such as tomatoes, raw onion or vegetables like cauliflower. Yes, avoid soft drinks.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

seasonal affective disorder

Are the dark days of autumn and winter make you want to hibernate? Do you want to eat greasy things, caloric and sleep all day? Since you may have the seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year, usually in winter.

seasonal affective disorder

Other symptoms include fatigue, lack of interest, lack of concentration and irritability. Some people describe it as being happy during the months of sun and the rest of the time they feel closed, inactive, and only hope that spring arrives.

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Insomnia: Tips for sleeping well!

Insomnia

Sleep and rest properly is not always as simple as it sounds. So if insomnia occasionally shows up in your room, we are giving you some suggestions to scare away once and for all.

Insomnia

Not only do we feel irritated and grumpy when, thanks to insomnia, got little sleep. We also occur when for some reason we do not do properly, we woke up tired before we started our day and the trouble with us throughout the entire day. If this scene is repeated frequently, then take into account the following tips to get a pleasant sleep overnight:

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Night eating syndrome

night eating syndrome

The night eating syndrome is a disorder of eating behavior in addition to those already known eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, Orthorexia and bigorexia.

night eating syndrome

At present not known very well the true prevalence of this syndrome, but it is estimated that suffers from a 1 to 3% of the population, and affects between 8 to 27% of obese people.

Night Eating Syndrome is characterized by overeating at night, both at dinner and afterward, even to get up during sleeping hours to eat because it appears the need to eat in abundance or hyperphagia.

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Anxiety: Concept, types and how to treat

anxiety

Anxiety and fear are two related but not equivalent concepts.

Fear is a normal body reaction to situations involving an external threat, since an increase in heart rate and level of alertness of the organism and other characteristic signs we have all experienced at one time when we felt threatened or endangered.

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Anxiety: What it is

Anxiety is an unpleasant sensation accompanied by signs and symptoms similar to those found when we feel afraid, due to increased secretion of corticosteroids in the adrenal glands and by activation of the sympathetic nervous system with the release of adrenaline and noradrenalin, among others neurotransmitters and hormones.

Anxiety occurs in response to stress; it may be due to various circumstances, of such work, family, etc.

A certain level of anxiety is healthy and adaptive and allows us to cope with adverse life circumstances and solve problems that we encounter.

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