First among them: identify medications that make brain function worse. Identifying and reducing such medications is a mainstay of geriatrics practice.
And the expert authors of the National Academy of Medicine report on Cognitive Aging agree: in their Action Guide for Individuals and Families, they list “Manage your medications” among their “Top 3 actions you can take to help protect your cognitive health as you age.” Unfortunately, many older adults are unaware of this recommendation.
Recently, while I was at a family celebration, several people mentioned memory concerns to me.
Some were older adults concerned about the memory of their spouses.
Depression, too little exercise, runaway stress and a hundred other major or minor health issues could be causing or contributing to your sleeping woes.
When you attack your problem with pills, you do nothing to resolve those underlying problems, she explains.
As fans of the Darwin awards know well, people can and do use drugs in surprising, ingenious ways.
One of my better remembered patient encounters involved a Houston undergraduate who liked to get high injecting Vicks Vapo-Rub.
look mate for starters the srongest are for professinal use only and administered as given by doctor hypnovel midazolam and u aint getting any of that.“But you know, nothing much that can be done at my age,” remarked one man in his eighties. In fact, there is a lot that can and should be done, if you notice memory or thinking changes in yourself or in another older adult.And you should do it because it ends up making a difference for brain health and quality of life.My girlfriend got totally different effects from the product than I did.I just got relaxed and chill; as I do when I did a cap of scoop, but my girlfriend said it was too trippy for her, if we were at a club I think she would have wigged out.