Shout During Sleep, Confusion, Forgetfulness, Weakness And Difficulty Sleeping In The Elderly 60 Years?
Good night … I want to ask .. My father is over 60 … Since he lived in my little brother’s out of town … My father became strange … Can d say like it’s not normal … Every night when I sleep triak2 .. Sometimes hear sounds that are not there .. Like people get confused … Quick forget .. The difference is lemes … Staggered / trembling … And often sleep … But sleep is not calm … Motion continues … it’s not clear either … I don’t know if my dad is sick … please help me answer my question … Thanks …
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Regarding your father's condition, it may be a symptom of dementia. Dementia is a degenerative disease or aging that is characterized by a decrease in memory and ways of thinking so that sufferers experience worsening lifestyles, social skills and the ability to carry out daily activities. You can read more about dementia here.
It is better to immediately bring your father to consult with a psychiatrist. The doctor will conduct medical interviews and related physical examinations, including examination of nerves, mental and sublime function tests. If needed, it will ask for supporting examinations such as blood tests, CT scans, MRI, EEG and others.
If it is true that your father has dementia, the doctor will provide psychotherapy that is needed, such as occupational therapy (to teach sufferers to do daily activities independently) and cognitive stimulation therapy (to stimulate memory and thinking ability). Family support is needed in this regard. For that, give your free time to talk to him. When communicating, use light language, which is a short sentence and easy to understand. Your father should not be left out of the house alone, so also take your time to take him for a walk.
Thus hopefully useful.