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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Dementia: Probable alzheimer's refers to someone with cognitive decline and dementia that affects the same lobes of the brain.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Consistent picture: Gold standard might implicate a pet scan showing classical metabolic changes in appropriate brain areas. Spinal fluid studies would confirm the disor ... Read More

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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Know 10 Signs: Check out http://www.Alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.Asp for 10 signs of alzheimer's disease.
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Dr. Darren Gitelman
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10 warning signs: See this link for the 10 warning signs of alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's: http://www.Alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.Asp.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Unknown: In spite of a great deal of research and many theories, the definite cause still eludes us.
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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Many causes: Try Alzheimer's.org - they have nice details. Abnormal levels of a bad protein called AB42 in oligomer form along with hyperphosphoryated tau. TDP-4 ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Haloperidol...: ...or Haldol is a "first-generation" or "typical" antipsychotic originally developed for schizophrenia, where patients have lost touch with reality, h ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Haldol (haloperidol) is: a neuroleptic. It's principal indication is psychosis.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
44 years experience Psychiatry
Same drug 4psychosis: Haldol (haloperidol) or haliperidol is a conventioan antipsychotic. prescribed for psychotic disorders,Tics/Vocal tics in Tourette's Disorder. Secon ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
38 years experience Geriatrics
Alzheimer's: Depends on the stage of dementia. There is no cure and the further someone progresses, the less it will help.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
25 years experience Geriatrics
Same as MCI: It is working in progress. Mild cognitve impairment, pre alzheimer's, syndromal alzheimer's are very similar but it is not clearly defined. Dementia i ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Form of dementia: Alzheimers is a progressive degenerative of the brain that ulitmately causes dementia.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Dementia: Alzheimer's is a specific form of dementia which includes severe short term and intermediate memory disturbance. There is some evidence it is genetic. ... Read More
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