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Alzheimer’s Disease
What is it?
Alzheimers disease is also known as pre-senile dementia. The symptoms are similar to those of senile dementia, or senility, but strike in middle age or even earlier. The individual becomes confused and forgetful, unable to think clearly and incapable of carrying on a conversation. They tend to lose track of time and eventually become bedridden and incontinent. A doctor should be consulted.
Symptoms:
Senility, confused, forgetful, loose track of time, unable to concentrate for long period.
Conventional Practice:
There is as yet no cure, but a doctor may use drugs to alleviate symptoms and treat any attendant disease, and arrange for care in a nursing home.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Acupuncture
  An ancient Chinese therapy, patients are treated by sticking needles into their skin at particular points. These acupuncture points lie along invisible energy channels called meridians. The needles are said to unblock a flow of energy (called Qi) through the meridians. More Info
   



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