Tag Archives: Dementia and Risky Drugs

Dementia: Meditation Not Medication Version 2

I don’t need any persuasion of the benefits of meditation.  Some years ago I began to show an interest in Buddhism, and began attending local classes in meditation.  I have had several teachers in my sporadic attendance, they have all … Continue reading

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Dementia: Meditation Not Medication

I don’t need any persuasion of the benefits of meditation.  Some years ago I began to show an interest in Buddhism, and began attending local classes in meditation.  I have had several teachers in my sporadic attendance, they have all … Continue reading

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Dementia: Talking Therapies Needed

I have decided to change my plans on my second Blog of the day.   Rather than dealing with Christmas I need to focus on an issue that Maureen has to deal with day after day: low mood and grief. … Continue reading

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Dementia: Dump the Risky Drugs

More on the dangers on using risky drugs for dementia from an article by Irving Kirsch in New Scientist. I make no apologies for continuing to use Irving as a resource on this Blog.  I am pretty certain if I had … Continue reading

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“Black Box Warning” against anti psychotic drugs in dementia care

Originally posted on Creating life with words: Inspiration, love and truth:
This quote by Danny Miller is one of my favourites, and is also used in the header of a blog I follow, The PPJ Gazette. This article although nor…

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Dementia: ‘Will She Take Statins?’

When The G P phoned a couple of days ago he asked me if I thought my wife would take statins?  He is aware of the side effects she has had from lots of medication and that she would be … Continue reading

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Dementia: Dump The Risky Drugs

I think we are possibly facing a crossroads at this juncture in sorting out the best way to support my wife.  There is little doubt that her presentation is changing.  Her energy levels seem to be diminishing with tiredness a … Continue reading

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