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A 40-year-old member asked:

Who gets multi-infarct dementia?

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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.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for multi-infarct dementia?

3 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
First, catch cause: After that there are multiple significant approaches, but time cannot be underestimated.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How is multi-infarct dementia found?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
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 diagnosis is made by the history provided by the patient and the family.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is multi-infarct dementia?

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Miulti strokes: Infarct is a cutoff of blood. Enough in brain surely can lead to dementia.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How's multi-infarct dementia diagnosed?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
All illness are : Diagnosed on the basis of history and physical exam, including required testing.
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A 24-year-old member asked:

Is multi-infarct dementia preventable?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 18 years experience
Yes: Healthy diet with low cholesterol is a good way to prevent it.
Dr. Joshua Sonnen
Pathology 19 years experience
High blood pressure is the single most important risk factor in preventing multi-infarct dementia. A good diet, exersice, quitting smoking, etc. can be helpful, but often antihypertensive medication is needed. Test your blood pressure regularly and talk to your doctor if it is high.
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