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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 ...

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 ...

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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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 a brain cell is dead, it can never be replaced. Thus, there is really no definite treatment to fully or effectively cure Dementia.

Untreatable DementiaHowever, some drug and non-drug treatments can slow the damaging process of the brain cells. When the Dementia is already in the advanced stage, the focus of care is to be given to the daily activities of the Dementia patient. There are some medicines available to help Dementia patients. But before taking any medication, it is always advisable to consult a specialist first.

There are two types of tests conducted on a Dementia patient. One is the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and the other one is Abbreviated Mental Test Score (AMTS). Neuropsychological tests, like mathematical puzzles, are performed to determine the most affected area of the brain. Getting an MMSE score of less than 24 and an AMTS score of less than six suggest that there is a need for more evaluation of the patients.


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Dementia: Doctors & Medical Specialists

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" ...

Coping With Dementia

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is characterized by several symptoms with the main sign being in the form of forgetfulness. Other symptoms of Dementia are due to head injury, depression, and stroke. ...

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