Article by Deborah Lloyd, Reiki Master

Dementia is a word that encompasses several kinds of physical, brain-related diseases. Some examples of these include Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, and Lewy Body Dementia. There are other diseases where dementia is one of the symptoms. Memory loss related to aging is not a disease, but rather an effect of mild changes that occur in the brain over the years. There are steps we can take to delay the effects of dementia. There are several medications that can slow down dementia symptoms, in the early months of diseases. Living a healthy lifestyle also adds benefits.

Reiki can be especially helpful to people living with dementia. Many of the healing aspects of Reiki can ameliorate the disturbing effects of these diseases.The beginning changes can be the most difficult time for people with dementia. The realization that something is wrong, when they cannot remember how to pay a bill, how to find their street or a friend’s home, is frightening. They know this is more serious than just mild memory gaps due to aging. As the stress builds, the forgetfulness increases. Reiki’s ability to bring calmness to the mind and body lowers stress, enabling the brain to function as well as it can during the early stages.

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By: Stef
Title: Reiki Can Improve Dementia Symptoms
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Published Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 05:05:30 +0000

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