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Wellbutrin XL oral : Anti-nicotine craving; Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings & Dosing - WebMD

Wellbutrin XL oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings & Dosing - WebMD:

UsesThis medication is used to treat depression. It may also be used to prevent seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs each year at the same time (for example, during winter). This medication can improve your mood and feelings of well-being. It may work by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (dopamine, norepinephrine) in the brain. OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional. This medication may also be used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or to help people quit smoking by decreasing cravings and nicotine withdrawal effects. It may also be used along with other…

A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Stages; Exercise

A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Stages:

What is Alzheimer?

Warning Signs: BehaviorIn addition to memory loss, that is short-term memory is sketchy. Alzheimer's can cause confusion and behavior changes. Your loved one may get lost in familiar places. Mood swings and poor judgment are also common, as is poor hygiene. People who once dressed with style may resort to wearing stained clothes and unwashed hair.
Don't Ignore the SignsWhile it's difficult to face the possibility that a loved one could have Alzheimer's, it's better to consult a doctor sooner rather than later. First, the diagnosis might not be Alzheimer's after all. The symptoms could be caused by a highly treatable problem, such as a thyroid imbalance. And if it is Alzheimer's, today's treatments work best when they are used early in the course of the disease.
There is no simple test for Alzheimer's, so the doctor will rely on you to describe the changes in your …