Dr. Ladislav Volicer

Agawam, MA
61 years experience male

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Bio

I am currently the Courtesy Full Professor at the School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Visiting Professor at the 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Sydney.

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
No evidence: There is no evidence that Imodium (loperamide) would cause dementia. It is just not recommended for people who already have dementia because it my aff ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Different symptoms: Parkinson´s disease starts by motor symptoms (rigidity, tremor) while Alzheimer´s disease starts by memory problems. Their clinical course is also dif ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on the age at diagnosis. It is on the average about 8 years after diagnosis but some people may live 20 years and if somebody develops Alzh ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Volicer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Volicer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you very much. My mum has Alzheimer's is drinking approx 300-400 mls she has not passed urine for 24 hrs. Is she close to death please
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This was very helpful. Thanks! As I understand, It is an anticholinergic drug and Mayo clinic says it may cause cause memory loss and confusion for geriatric patients. I had these
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Thanks for the help, Dr. Volicer! If they find any mutations in the TRP gene(s) in my genome, it would be interesting..would explain a lot.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Charles University in Prague Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic
Graduated 1959MD

Medical/Graduate school

Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
Graduated 1965MD

Awards

Gibson Travelling Fellow, Australian Association of Gerontology
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