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Dementia is a group of symptoms (syndromes) caused by various brain disorders, which may affect memory, thinking, behavior, and daily living ability. It is often misunderstood as the aging process, and the sooner it is treated, the better!
Parkinson’s disease ( PD ) is a neurodegenerative disorder; patients often suffer from bradykinesia, and limb rigidity and tremor. There are also medicines and brain disorders that could induce Parkinson like symptoms.
Cerebrovascular accident ( CVA ) or stroke is the prime killer of health for aged people. CVA has been the second leading cause of death in Taiwan and it affects the health of our population significantly.
There is a greater chance of getting stroke if patients have long smoking history with heavy tobacco dependency; and male to female ratio of stroke is 14.2 % to 3.1 %.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a major global health issue, affecting one-tenth of world population, leading the cause of adulthood disability, making suicide the most common cause of young people’s death.