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Which doctor can treat my father a psychiatrist or a neurologist for memory loss ?

Hello Doctor , My father is 65 yrs old, past 4 yrs he had loss is memory slowly. we taken the treatment with psychartist but its not work.on 14 yrs back he met one accident he had just small hurts in hands and legs. he told that he had pain on his head also but afterwards no pain . Because of that also memory loss is araise or not. We dont know which doctors can we meet psychartist or neurologist . pls clear this or tell which treatment is better for him. whole family is so sad for this. pls help us.
Asked On : Fri, 4 Mar 2011
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since he is 65 there is a possiblity trhat he amy be in the initial phase of dementia (alzhimer"s diasease) a agr related degenerative disease. Consult a neurologist at the earliest for remedial measures

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Answered: Thu, 25 Aug 2011
Homeopath Dr. Arif. K. Kaware's  Response
Slow memory loss happens with age in some people .It is due to cerebral atrophy or any degenerative disease.He may require CT/MRI to find out any abnormality.Please take him to a neurologist he will help .Discuss with in your family & take him to a NEUROPHYSICIAN.
Answered: Fri, 4 Mar 2011
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