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Any treatment to minimize memory loss in old age?

My dad has got memory problems. He is 73 years old. is there a treatment which can help him minimize the loss.he has had this for last 1.5 years but now it has aggravated. we are giving him allopathic treatment right now and it is not of much help.

My dad himself has practiced homoeopathy for 20 plus years and treated patients in depression but is unable to treat it for himself
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to HCM

Memory loss is common in elderly and after the age of 60 years gradual decline in cognitive functions is common. The memory loss in elderly is called as Senile Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Many medicines are available which are used in dementias. These medicines can't cure the memory loss but they can halt or slow down the progression of memory loss. Medicines like Memantin, Donepezil are used commonly in elderly onset memory loss.
Apart from medicine proper supportive care is must to slow down the progression. Always keep him in a room with proper access to sunlight. Please visit a good Psychiatrist and consult about his problem.
I wish him a good health.

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi, MD
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

There is no specific treatment of proved value.
Some are due to Alzheimer - drugs are given routinely by neurologists / but the improvement is questionable ...
Some are due to atherosclerosis - aggressive cholesterol reduction may retard / low dose aspirin may prevent clot formation
Like any other organ, more it is used, less will be the atrophy or degeneration / solving puzzles, reading and so on may help...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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use kali phos 6 x 4 tab 4 times a day and baryta carb 200 4 drop 2 times and causticum 1m at 3 day interval
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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