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Dr. Joan Kinlan
52 years experience Psychiatry
Clear Diagnosis: There are a lot of important tests that are done and it can eliminate people with depression who are not demented as well as many medical conditions, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
62 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Dementia as disease: At some point, dementia was considered a consequence of normal aging. Now we know that there are several diseases responsible for it and that not ever ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
37 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
A form of dementia: Dementia are conditions marked by decline in cognitive function & difficulty with daily activity.Alzheimer' s disease, characterized by problems w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dementia symptoms: Require exam by your doctor. One possibility is a circulatory cause but here are more likely other causes. Consider using coconut oil. See a nutrit ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Underactive thyroid, depression, low vit B12 and side effects from medications can mimic a dementia. Normal pressure hydrochephalus (increased fluid i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Tough: Poor coughing and swallowing can occur after stroke and increase the risk of aspiration/pneumonia. Options include doing nothing, using thickening age ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
41 years experience Neurology
Dementia: Alleviate stress, balances diet, ti chi, yoga, stationary bike riding, calming teas, reading about the condition helps the care giver cope which in t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many factors: such as inherited predisposition as in Alzheimer's Dementia , Vascular Dementia is caused by hardening of the arteries with decreased blood flow to ... Read More

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