NEUROLOGICAL/NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

NEUROLOGICAL/NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

A few types of neurological/neuropsychiatric disorders are:

  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Parkinsons Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Facial palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression

Some common symptoms include:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Partial or complete loss of sensation
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty in chewing/ swallowing
  • Constipation
  • Poor cognitive abilities / impaired memory
  • Mild to moderate pain without explanation
  • Mood swings
  • Hallucinations
Nutrition

Assessment

Diet plan

Follow ups

Continuous support

A good diet promotes recovery and prevents further deterioration of mental health conditions. Aspects that are kept in mind while planning the diet protocol are:

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Modifications needed for difficulty experienced in chewing/swallowing and digestive issues like constipation.
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Managing side effects of medications.
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Managing co existing complications and abnormal blood reports.
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Adequate protein and supplements that boost and preserve nerve function/muscle strength.
Training

Pre exercise evaluation (Conducted by an experienced physiotherapis)

Customised Exercise Plan

Exercise

Neurological conditions can cause motor deficits. An exercise program can help in maintaining muscle strength, prevents weight gain and promotes general fitness. A specialised team will prescribe safe, simple, exercises after an evaluation.

Psychology

Conducted online by a Clinical Psychologist

Mental Health

Our team of qualified clinical psychologists help survivors with coping strategies.

Case Studies
Parkinson’s Disease

Profile: 60 year old gentleman, obese

Motor function and digestion are affected in PD,

Medications have side effects and interactions with food, to be taken lifelong.

It’s a progressive, incurable disease of the nervous system.

Outcomes: We managed to lower body fat with a special diet that is complementary to the medication and introduced gym based training that improved his mobility and overall fitness, medication dose was reduced by the treating doctor.

Schizophrenia

Profile: 40 year old overweight gentleman.

Outcomes: Management included a fat loss plan, customised training program and mental health counselling

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