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    Medical Reference Related to Alzheimers

    1. Dementia - Treatment Overview

      Some cases of dementia are caused by medical conditions that can be treated, fully or partly restoring mental function. When dementia cannot be reversed, the goal of treatment is to make life as easy as possible for the person and the caregivers.

    2. Dementia - Symptoms

      Symptoms of dementia vary depending on the cause and the area of the brain that is affected. Memory loss is usually the earliest and most noticeable symptom.

    3. Alzheimer's Disease - Cause

      Alzheimer's disease causes changes or deterioration in certain areas of the brain that control thinking, communication, and behavior.

    4. Dementia - Exams and Tests

      Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed after other conditions are ruled out. If you are suffering from a decline in mental abilities (dementia), your health professional will attempt to find out if another treatable condition may be causing those symptoms.

    5. Alzheimer's Disease - Topic Overview

      Dementia is a loss of mental skills that affects your daily life. It can cause problems with your memory and how well you can think and plan.

    6. Alzheimer's Disease - Treatment Overview

      Learn about Alzheimer's disease and how to maintain quality of life.

    7. Dementia - Prevention

      Researchers are studying the possibility that you may be able to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or delay the onset of the disease.

    8. Alzheimer's Disease - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?

    9. Dementia - Medications

      Doctors use medicines to treat dementia in the following ways: To correct an underlying condition causing dementia, such as thyroid replacement for hypothyroidism, vitamins for lack of thiamine or vitamin B12, or antibiotics for infections. To maintain me

    10. Alzheimer's Disease - Health Tools

      This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding dementia.

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