Mental exercises always help in prevention of psychiatric disorder: Dr Arif Alvi.

Islamabad -- President Dr. Arif Alvi on Tuesday said mental exercises always help in prevention of psychiatric disorders.

Addressing a function to mark the World Alzheimer's Day at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Tuesday, the President said the increasing number of psychiatric patients is alarming in the country.

He called for urgent solid steps to overcome the issue.

He said this day raises awareness of the cause and severity of Alzheimer's disease. The President said Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain condition that gradually deteriorates memory loss and cognitive abilities.

He said it is the most frequent cause of dementia in aged people and also a progressive illness that causes death.

Dr Arif Alvi said Alzheimer's disease is irreversible and it gradually affects memory badly and thinking...

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