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Multi infarct dementia life expectancy

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Vascular dementia: Dementia refers to profound memory loss and cognitive impairment. Multi infarct means many episodes of low blood supply to the brain resulting in per... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Gold
Neurology 47 years experience
Due to strokes: "dementia" is loss of cognitive faculties to less than a person's previous baseline leading to an inability to function independently. "multi-infarct"... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
Geriatric Psychiatry 25 years experience
Caused by a stroke: Most people think of vascular dementia (vd) as memory and other brain impairments leading to dementia caused by one or more large strokes. There is an... Read More
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Dr. Hong-phuc Tran
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Geriatrics 11 years experience
Stroke is: The cause of multi-infarct dementia. Management is to prevent other strokes from occurring. See doctor regularly to keep blood pressure, cholesterol a... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Miulti strokes: Infarct is a cutoff of blood. Enough in brain surely can lead to dementia.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Many small strokes: Multiple small "lacunar infarcts" can add up and create a picture very similar to alzheimers, and result in significant cognitive problems. Need to t... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Multi-infarct: Dementia is based on the symptoms of memory loss in a step wise fashion in a person with a history of stroke or small vessel disease. So the diagnosi... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
All illness are : Diagnosed on the basis of history and physical exam, including required testing.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
See below: The safety needs of the patient need to be assessed based on the stages of dementia. This process is continuous. If patient is still at home, home vis... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 58 years experience
First, catch cause: After that there are multiple significant approaches, but time cannot be underestimated.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
See below: The safety needs of the patient need to be assessed based on the stages of dementia. This process is continuous. If patient is still at home, home vis... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
See Neurologist: Studies like MRI of the head, neuro-psychological tests. May help..The important thing is an evaluation by a neurologist or a psyvhiatrist.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Piracetam: No. Piracetam was one of the first drugs used for dementia and comes from the class of drugs called nootropics, whose actions are still poorly defined... Read More
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