Myths and Facts

Understanding Alzheimer’s: Myths and Facts

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Myth: Memory loss is a natural part of aging. Fact: As people age, it’s normal to have occasional memory problems, such as forgetting the name of a person you’ve recently met. However, Alzheimer’s is more than occasional memory loss. It’s a disease that causes brain cells to malfunction and ultimately die. When this happens, an […]

Myths and Facts

Suicide: Myths and Facts

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Myth: Those who talk about attempting suicide are less likely to act. Fact: People who threaten to take their lives are more prone to attempt it than those who do not. Hence do not take these as empty threats and challenge them. Myth: Those who have attempted once learn from their mistakes and are less […]