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Depression: What I Wish I Had Known

"How To Identify And Deal With Depression" by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 15 January 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Learn how to spot the signs of depression, get help and manage your mental wellbeing. Signs of Depression It is normal to feel sad when we lose a loved one, fail an exam, or even end a relationship. However, when feelings of sadness is prolonged and affects our daily lives, it is symptomatic of depression. Other signs of depression include: A loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed Weight loss or weight gain; or decrease or increase in appetite Difficulty falling asleep

3 Health and Diet Tips That Every Woman Needs To Know

"Diet Tips for Women's Health" by National Health Group, 25 May 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Women’s Health and Cholesterol As women age, the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis increases, especially after menopause. The fatality rate for heart disease and stroke are 1 in 3 for women. But not many are aware of these 'silent killers' when it comes to women’s health. As a woman ages, her risk of heart disease increases, especially after menopause. After menopause, LDL-Cholesterol, the so-called 'bad' cholesterol levels rise and estrogen levels drop. A decline in estrogen plus an unhealthy lifestyle lead to an increase in heart

4 Things You Need To Know Reading Into the Mind Of A Dementia Patient

"Dementia: When The Brain Is Ill" by Health Promotion Board, 5 April 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Dementia causes brain cells die faster than normal and can gradually affect our daily functioning. Learn more about this senior health issue. Symptoms of dementia are a result of impairment in thinking skills such as memory, attention, orientation, judgement and language. These symptoms affect a person’s ability to live and function safely and independently, becoming progressively worse over time. Dementia is not a normal part of ageing and is more than just forgetfulness. There are other lesser-known symptoms that may suggest the onset of dementia.

7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

"7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers" by Health Promotion Board, 5 October 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Understand the risk factors for falls and get practical tips on reducing the risk of falling for seniors and their caregivers. Most injuries affecting older people are the result of falls, but falls don’t just happen as we get older. More often than not, falls occur due to one or more risk factors. These include your physical condition or a medical problem, as well as safety hazards in your home or community environment. Personal risk factors include muscle weakness, especially in the

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