Dementia & Alzheimer’s Guide

Dementia: Doctors & Medic...

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is a problem related to the brain. So, it may require several types of doctors to diagnose, treat or manage dementia. They are listed below: [caption id="attachment_40" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=" "]Credit: flickr[/caption] Allopathic Physician - This doctor is ...

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Alzheimer's Disease: Cause of Dementia Dementia is a condition that is depicted with a loss of mental functions in some areas including memory, judgment, language, visual and spatial abilities. It is a serious health condition that alters the patient's way of ...

Untreatable Dementia

Precautions and Treatment of Dementia People suffering from Dementia develop a mental block resulting in severe memory loss and other related symptoms of the disorder. Dementia is caused by a damage to the brain cells. And it is true that once ...

Types Of Dementia

Dementia: Different Classification & Unusual Forms Generally, Dementia is a condition of memory loss. People who have Dementia often realize the symptoms of the condition only during its middle stages. There are different kinds or groups of Dementia. Several diseases are ...

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Dementia & Caregivers

Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Dementia patients need proper care and attention more than anything else. Drugs can only slow down the mental degradation process. If proper care is not given, a cure may already be impossible as the condition progresses to an irreversible state.

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The patient’s family, as always, is the best source of help. Family members can give the much needed care and emotional support to the patient. They can best help the patient by trying to tell stories and happy memories to make the patient remember things. This can give the patient relief and hope for a cure and a better future.

If family members are not able to cope with the demands of the patient with Dementia, nurses and caregivers can be hired to look after the patient. These health practitioners are knowledgeable about the condition and can definitely help the patient go through the daily activities required to cope with the disease.

Dementia Help

Help for Dementia Patients

Having a disease can really be difficult. One has to undergo several treatments and medications just to alleviate the pain and suffering brought about by the condition. But it must be much more difficult if the patient’s condition is that of a memory loss and degradation in mental ability.

Dementia PatientsDementia is the condition that hits elderly people and causes loss of memory and other cognitive abilities. An elderly affected by this condition may even forget his or her own name. With this condition, Dementia patients have difficulty going through the situation alone. Help and attention is always needed by these people.

Like any other diseases, the best way to seek help is to go to a medical professional who specializes in the disease. Depending on the type of Dementia, patients can seek help from a psychiatrist, neurologist, or geriatrician.


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Dementia Myths

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is a health condition that is actually an illness of the brain. It is not, as is generally believed, an illness where the brain stops functioning. Instead, ...

Dementia Support Services

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