Showing posts from October 16, 2011

Candles! Should we lit candles?

India in the last couple of years have seen several candle light protests. Protesters were seen holding candle while marching to protest during many recent protest marches. I do not know the ramification or the success rate of such protests and if those protests have yielded any positive results. I am though very sure that those protest marches were never environment friendly, as modern day candles are very rude to the environment. Given the fact that modern candles are prepared from not properly refined paraffin (a petroleum product) which makes it a major cause of environmental pollution. The smoke from the wick of the candles along with unburned hydro carbons can cause terrible disturbances with our health. The risk becomes manifold as candles are generally lit indoors and this particular fact multiplies the health hazards from burning candles.....

Alzheimer’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s Dementia Dementia is a process which erodes the cognitive functions of brain gradually. In simple words it hampers the proper functioning of mental operations in a person. There are not one but several reasons for dementia; Alzheimer’s Dementia is just one among them.
All the exact causes for Alzheimer’s Dementia are still unclear but genetic compositions can be considered as one among the major causes. In most cases the cause leading to Alzheimer’s Dementia remains unknown, though dementia can be attributed to several other factors including multiple brain stroke, Hyperthyroidism etc, these dementias are not exactly Alzheimer’s Dementia so can’t be considered as a cause of Alzheimer’s Dementia This disease is generally associated to older age, the risk of getting affected therefore increases manifolds with our natural aging. It also affects people with less or no mental activities and can also be for hereditary reasons. Some symptoms, Complications and treatments are discus…