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Diagnosis of alzheimer dementia

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Suggest treatment for dementia

My husband was diagnosed with Parkinsonism some years ago,he now has dementia ,lid some research ... be a diagnosis ...
 

Suggest treatment for dementia and balancing issues

neurologist took a MRI and saw some widening of fissures in brain. No clear diagnosis, but differential diagnosis is either NP hydrocephalus , early dementia , or abnormal shrinkage of brain. I am 71yo. Had ...
 

Suggest treatment for dementia

far, far worse. I don't think she is receive the proper diagnosis or treatment plans but I am ...
 

Is dementia and alzheimers related?

FOUND HE AHD DEMENTIA SO HE WAS LOCKED U IN KIRKWOOD , MO. THE QUESTION IS WILL HAVE ALZHEIMER LATER ON. OR IS DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMERS UN RELATED????????????? GENE YYYY@YYYY ...
 

Is it safe to have Risperidone for dementia?

A doctor who saw my brother for 1 hour at his home has prescribed both Risperodone and divalproeX to treat his elderly dementia/Alzheimer's. I have read that Risperodone is specifically NOT to be used ...
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How to determine dementia?

My mother has a history of mental illness and we suspect she is showing more and more signs of dementia.Is there a test her doctor can implement and if not, where do we go to get some form of diagnosis ...
 

No proper diagnosis, dementia, fatty liver, ammonia levels and bilirubin high. Other possibilities ?

MY HUSBAND HAS FATTY LIVER DISEASE AND GETS CONFUSED AFTER EATING. WE WERE TOLD THEY THINK HE HAS HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPAGTHY. HE IS A NON DRINKER. WAS ORIGINALLY DIAGNOSED WITH DEMENTIA , NOW ...
 

Have vascular dementia. Taking Trazadone, have diarrhea. Safe to take Rivistigmine?

Hello Doctor Grief. I would like to know if someone who has a diagnosis of vascular dementia only should be taking rivistigmine patches? A PET/CT scan has given no indication of Alzheimer s or any other ...
 

Is aricept effective in case of dementia?

Hi DOC, my mom is 91 yrs old diagnosed with dementia/alzheimers. She has been taking aricept 5mg ... to ask your opinion if the aricept still has benefit to her Dementia. Sometime she refused to eat ...
 

Suggest treatment for dementia

normal self. Could she had a brain injury? Is she doing this as not to be alone? Or is her dementia changed in to full blown Alzheimer s? It is so hard to see Moms dementia change from a happy go lightly ...
 

Is it correct to increase dosage of medicine for dementia?

My mother has dementia possibly due to alz. Doctor back home put her on medication to slow down the dementia. She is now staying in Marco for the winter and needs diagnosis of cause and meds changed higher ...
 

Suffering from cholangiocarcinoma. Has swollen feet, jaundice. History of dementia and Alzheimer's. Is it final stage?

my dad has cholangiocarcinoma , 18 weeks after diagnosis, with dementia and alzheimers diangnosis 8 months before. He now has swollen feet and spider like veins, is this a sign of end of life? He also has ...
 

Is short term memory loss due to dementia?

that a diagnosis of dementia would cause, If she gets worse we plan to have a live in caregiver. ...
 

What is the treatment for dementia due to old age?

this is dementia from aging. Is there a diagnosis for this and treatment? Thank You ...
 

Is excessive sleepiness a symptoms of lewy bodies dementia?

My husband has a probable diagnosis of Lewy Bodies Dementia. Lately he has been sleeping most of the day -- today he went to sleep right after breakfast and has been sleeping since 9 am, getting up ...
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My elderly mother starts to walk and her left foot turns in to her right foot as if to cross over it. Is this another symptom of alzheimers or dementia?
Walking difficulty is not the indication of any Alzheimer's disease and dementia
 
I have the symptoms of anemia; fatigue,shortness of breath,rapid heartbeat,headaches,dizzy,cold hands and feet,dementia. What should I do? I have no insurance.
Clinical examination is very necessary and this need to be get done for diagnosis
 
Is hearing loss is a sign of dementia
It depends upon the situation. Could be diseases of ear, drug induced, trauma or aging process. Reply with thsnks!
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