Right now, there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there are medicines that can ease some of the symptoms in some people.
But cultural beliefs about mental health conditions like Alzheimer’s can also affect how and when one gets help.
When someone you care about has dementia, their memory loss is affecting their daily life. There are medicines that can help.
The newest treatment approved to fight Alzheimer’s disease is a kind of drug called an anti-amyloid.
Aducanumab (Aduhelm) is a drug for Alzheimer’s with mild cognitive impairment. The FDA approved it faster than usual.
Alzheimer’s disease destroys the neurons that make acetylcholine. Cholinesterase inhibitors slow this process.
NMDA (short for N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptor antagonists are a class of drugs that may help treat Alzheimer's disease.
There are no vitamins or supplements proven to prevent, stop, or slow down Alzheimer’s.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is one of the newer therapies for people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Some Alzheimer’s treatments involve medications. Others are non-medical Alzheimer’s therapies like art, music, and more.
In addition to drugs that help Alzheimer's symptoms, there are other therapies that may help your loved one with daily life.
Alzheimer's disease research is currently being tackled from many sides.
Clinical trials continue in hopes of a new vaccine that can treat, cure, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Adjunct treatments are additional therapies that treat symptoms associated with Alzheimer's other than the memory loss.
Some Alzheimer's disease therapies ease the symptoms and help people do better for longer.
People with Alzheimer’s can get anxious or upset easily. Agitation can keep them from a normal day-and-night routine.