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Multi infarct dementia signs

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Miulti strokes: Infarct is a cutoff of blood. Enough in brain surely can lead to dementia.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
People who have: Circulatory problems in the brain are the people who get multi-infarct dementia.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Vascular disease: Long standing hypertension increases risk of multi-infarct dementia as does other circulatory problems.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 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
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Thorough Evaluation: Tests determine whether other medical problems could be causing dementia, such as anemia, brain tumor, chronic infection, drug and medication intoxica... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
All illness are : Diagnosed on the basis of history and physical exam, including required testing.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 18 years experience
Yes: Healthy diet with low cholesterol is a good way to prevent it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
First, catch cause: After that there are multiple significant approaches, but time cannot be underestimated.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
Geriatric Psychiatry 24 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 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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