Doctor insights on:
Does Dysphasia Always Occur In Dementia
Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The most common form of dementia among older people is Alzheimer’s disease(AD), which initially involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia are some ...Read more
Yes: Dementia is very hard on the whole family. The patient initially feels very frustrated, but then later is not aware of the changes. However, loved ones see the same person, who will often need a lot of attention but not even recognize them. This can lead to a complicated bereavement. It is hard for others to understand that you are mourning someone still physically there, but it is common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does estrogen cause dementia? Or does stopping it unmask cognitive changes that would occur naturally?
Yes and no: If there is an illness that runs in your family you should speak to your doctor about it. There are many many types of dementia. Some of them are genetically passed on while others aren't. The most common type of dementia is alzheimers disease and there are 2 forms. The early onset form is highly heritable. Alcoholic dementia is not inherited though a propensity for alcohol dependence can be. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May be challenging: We do accept that subjective cognitive impairment may be a valid complaint of an impending dementia. But many medications can cause cognitive clouding, especially in older folks, and thyroid problems, vitamin deficiency, and elevated homocysteine could be issue. Small strokes and early onset of alzheimers perhaps. Neuropsych testing is best approach, but start with your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Early dementia: Behavioral and psychological symptoms (bps) are common in the older population and may be an indication of early dementia. Van der linde rm et al 2012 found that wandering and persecution were independently associated with progression to dementia. Early co morbid conditions include obsessive compulsive disorders with evolving paranoid symptoms such as fear of stealing behaviors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Does implantation bleeding always occur?
- Does ovulation always occur 14 days before period?
- Will implantation bleeding always occur
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why does dandruff occur?
- Why does diabetes occur?
- Where does hpv occur
- Does iodine occur naturally?
- Talk to a geriatrician online for free