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Thursday, September 29, 2022

30% of dementia and Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented

at least one 30% cases of dementiaincluding Alzheimer’s can be stopped Working on risk factors according to the Spanish Society of Neurology. This Wednesday, 21 September, World Alzheimer’s Day was observed to further research and raise awareness in society about the disease, which affects 7,000 Navarrese, of whom 5,500 have been diagnosed.

las protective measures This can “delay” and, therefore, keep from being intellectually active, promoting a good state of mind, maintaining personal contact with friends and family, quitting alcohol and tobacco use exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and adhering to Can “stop” the onset of the disease. A proper diet, control diabetes and high blood pressure, correct hearing loss, avoid brain injuries and exposure to environmental pollution.

Keep in mind that Alzheimer’s and its symptoms “They are not part of normal aging of the brain”, However age is the main risk factor. Memory loss is considered normal and this “misunderstanding” only helps to diagnose the disease.

talk about death

‘Attention at the end of life’‘ was the subject of a round table organized by AFAN in which Camino Osley participated; Juana Cablin, specialist in bioethics; Geno Ochando, head of the Health Citizenship Service, and social activist Mo Jose Moreno. Experts stress the need to talk about death with family or friends so they know how each person thinks. “It’s hard for us to speak because it makes us feel negative.”

In this regard he clarified that a 1.9% Navarrese has created an advance directive document (Living Will), which includes instructions regarding treatment and care at the end of life when a person cannot express his or her will. This can be done in health centres, through social workers, or in the health registry (c/amaya, 2) and there are guidance models (with the Archbishopric, the regional government and the Dignity Association of the Right to Die) that they can be someone. Also time adapted and modified.

Recently it has been updated to include the possibility of euthanasia in the conditions established by the 2021 law (in the face of an irreversible and incurable disease or “intolerable” condition). However, “if it is not indicated in this document and the person is not competent, it cannot be done because the law forbids it,” he clarified. A commission of professionals evaluates each request. However, he made it clear that the inclusion of the possibility of euthanasia does not mean choosing it over palliative care. “That’s another possibility.”

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