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Medical Reference Related to Alzheimers

  1. Alzheimer's Disease - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions with possible Alzheimer's disease.

  2. Alzheimer's Disease - Home Treatment

    Learn about Alzheimer's disease and what you might expect over time.

  3. Memantine for Alzheimer's Disease

    Drug details for Memantine for Alzheimer's disease.

  4. Alzheimer's Disease - Treatment Overview

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

  5. Alzheimer's Disease - 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.

  6. Alzheimer's Disease - When To Call a Doctor

    Learn how Alzheimer's disease develops and when it's time to call a doctor.

  7. Dementia: Testing How Well a Person Functions - Topic Overview

    A health professional may evaluate the day-to-day functioning of a person with Alzheimer's disease by asking questions and observing the person. This often is done informally during the medical history and physical exam. Sometimes the health professional may use a more formal functional status exam to evaluate a person's ability to perform daily activities. A functional status exam may also ...

  8. Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Alzheimer's Disease

    Drug details for Cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease.

  9. Alzheimer's Disease - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about Alzheimer's disease and the risks.

  10. Medical History and Physical Exam for Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease - Topic Overview

    A person's medical history and a physical exam are important parts of the evaluation when the person has symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.Medical historyThe doctor will ask questions during a medical history to assess a person's past and current overall health and to find out how well the person functions. This process may be complicated if the person isn't able to remember important parts of his or her medical history or isn't aware of the memory loss. A family member can be very helpful in providing information about the person's symptoms, such as when the symptoms were first noticed, how quickly they developed, and whether they have continued to get worse.Other important information in a medical history includes: Other medical problems the person has or has had, such as a stroke, Parkinson's disease, HIV infection, depression, a head injury, heart disease, or lipid disorders (problems with cholesterol levels). In some cases, illnesses can cause confusion or other signs

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