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alcohol abuse

What is alcohol dependence? Alcohol dependence (alcoholism) is a disease that includes: the need to drink greater amounts of alcohol to get high a strong urge to drink not being able to control your drinking even though you know that it is harmful withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, and shakiness when you stop drinking. […]

delirium tremens

What is delirium tremens? Delirium tremens (the DTs) is a severe reaction to withdrawal from alcohol. Delirium tremens can be deadly. The DTs usually start 24 to 72 hours after a person who is dependent on alcohol either stops or limits drinking. What is the cause? Chronic drinking changes the way the body and brain […]

parkinsons disease

What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease occurs when some of the nerve centers in the brain lose the ability to control muscle movements. As a result, you may have rigid muscles, tremors, and trouble walking and swallowing. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common diseases affecting movement in people over age 55. There is […]

delirium

What is delirium? Delirium is a medical condition that causes a loss of attention, a lack of awareness, and an inability to think clearly. There are rapid changes in the level of consciousness. Delirium may develop in a matter of hours or over several days. Symptoms may come and go. The key symptoms are disorientation […]

dementia

What is progressive dementia? Progressive dementia is the gradual loss of mental functions such as the ability to think, reason, remember, and plan. Dementia is caused by damaged brain cells. A stroke, brain tumor, head injury, or disease, such as Alzheimer’s or Huntington’s disease, can damage brain cells. Dementia is more common in older adults. […]

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http://www.facebook.com/dr.pkgupta?sk=photos DR P K Gupta MD 61/5 Gandhi Road Dehradun UK India 248001 ph 91 135 2621343 e mail dr.pkgupta@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE: To obtain a challenging  position in a medical setting that will allow me to gain experience working with a diverse and challenging population of patients. EDUCATION: MBBS from University of Agra,  (September 1979 1985) […]

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