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Can Moderate Cognitive Impairment Be Treated?

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Posted on Fri, 11 May 2018
Question: Can moderate cognitive impairment be treated and if so what can be done
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah (54 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
At this time, NO!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

At this time, no medications have been shown to work for this condition and as such none has been licensed by the food and drug administration. However, active research is ongoing in the hope of gaining insights to this condition and proposing treatment options and medications.

I hope this addresses your query fully. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ivo Ditah (13 hours later)
Is a cognitive impairment the same thing as demention
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Dementia (demention) is the advanced form of cognitive impairment!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

These is the same disease condition with dementia and cognitive impairment representing varying degrees of impairment with dementia being the more advanced stage of cognitive decline.

I hope this helps. I wish you well.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Can Moderate Cognitive Impairment Be Treated?

Brief Answer: At this time, NO! Detailed Answer: Hi and thanks so much for this query. At this time, no medications have been shown to work for this condition and as such none has been licensed by the food and drug administration. However, active research is ongoing in the hope of gaining insights to this condition and proposing treatment options and medications. I hope this addresses your query fully. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.