Category: Dementia Related Post

All Dementia related items. What I have researched, my thoughts and my life living with my Dementia.

No More Risperidone!

This month saw my final reduction of Risperidone. Risperidone is an antipsychotic drug that I’ve been taking for some time. As for helping my symptoms, I would say it hasn’t helped! What it has been doing is sedating me badly! I’ve been using a sleep app for about […]

Aspirin Keeps it at Bay!?

I’ve just read an article on a study at the Peking University, Bejing looking into how the particles’ in fuel emissions affect cognitive decline. There is growing research linking the impact of air pollution and brain damage. Tiny toxic particles from traffic and industrial pollutants are breathed into […]

This is me… is it you too!?

Talking to yourself seems to be offering you the best advice! Those clothes that don’t fit are back in fashion! You don’t need anger management. You need people to stop making you mad! Your people skills are fine! It’s your tolerance to idiots that needs work and there […]

Is this how I should be sleeping?

My usual bedtime routine goes like this; I take my evening tablets: Lamotrigine 150mg 1 twice daily Anti EpilepticLevetiracetam 1.5g 1 twice daily Anti EpilepticPregabalin 100mg 1 twice daily Nerve Pain. Anxiety & EpilepsyAtorvastatin 80mg 1 daily HeartBetahistine 16mg 1 – 3 times daily Meniere’sMirtazapine 45mg I daily […]

Music’s Magical Gift!

This morning I watched an amazing story on the BBC Breakfast Show about music therapy and its impact on those suffering from Dementia symptoms. The story was about John, who has Vascular Dementia. Dementia describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, […]

For Our Eyes Only!

When I asked the question: What does ‘Oxidative stress and neuronal energy depletion are characteristic biochemical hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. (AD)’ mean? I was told it’s for our eyes only! You may assume I was talking to James Bond and MI5. Actually, I was asking about a research […]

For Our Eyes Only!

When I asked the question: What does ‘Oxidative stress and neuronal energy depletion are characteristic biochemical hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. (AD)’ mean? I was told it’s for our eyes only! You may assume I was talking to James Bond and MI5. Actually, I was asking about a research […]