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Frontal Lobe Atrophy
My wife has frontal lobe atrophy. Any treatments? Is life going to be difficult or shortened significantly?
Check with your doc: This should be evaluated by a neurologist. Most likely there is nothing that can be done about it but there are some very rare diseases that may be the underlying cause. Neurologist is a must. ...Read more
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my son is 8 years old, doctor diagnosis frontal lobe atrophy, is it cure able deices, to whom i can consult?
Neurodegeneration: The brain does not regenerate. Frontal lobe atrophy is a serious condition, for which a Neurologist should be an integral part of the disease management plan. Depending on the type of disability and degree of dysfunction, Psychology, Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy may also be important to involve in the overall care. ...Read more
Pls comment regarding ventricles(dysmorphic?)and cerebellar tonsils(borderline Chiari?).Frontal lobe atrophy ?MRI images in profile.
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My CT scan result shows - right frontal lobe subcortical white matter tiny chronic infarct- and mild cerebral atrophic changes. ?
Is mild atrophy of both frontal lobes normal at 51, no symptoms? My GP said "perfectly normal at this age". Is this bad/normal, should I be worried?
MRI scan shows two small focal flair hot spots in either frontal lobes subcortically. Mild peri ventricular gliosis. Age related mild diffuse atrophy.
Probably not...: ...significant. A few small lesions can be seen in many patients without an underlying problem. If there is any concern, then a repeat MR in 4-6 months can be performed. Without any interval change, then you should not worry. However, atrophy at your age is more worrisome and not common, and your Doctor should examine you closely for any underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is mild atrophy of both frontal lobes normal at 51, no symptoms? My doctor (not a neurologist) said "normal at my age, as brain stops developing at 25
Brain atrophy: Cannot be determined using a single neural imaging study contrary to popular belief as one must demonstrate that there has been an actual loss of brain substance over time rather than the lack of development of a particular area of the brain. My suggestion to you would be to arrange to have a consultation with a cognitive neurologist to address the matter of frontal lobe impairment. ...Read more
Yes: As we get older, the cells, tissues and organs in our body shrink/atrophy, degenerate/decrease in its functional capacity and it's part of the natural cycle of the human body. When the brain shrinks, it doesn't grow back. Those people who are endowed with good genes have a longer life span and have a delay in these processes. Google online for images of brain atrophy. Best wishes! ...Read more
Inside the skull: The frontal lobe is located inside the skull( cranium) in the front part ( anterior cranial fossa) somewhat above the eyes. You actually have two of them-- a right frontal lobe and a left frontal lobe. ...Read more
Regular exercise?: Good morning, that is an interesting question, as it echoes the feeling of many of us! there are a lot of claims with no definite proof of results. Aging lead to decline in frontal lobe functions, one the reason being inactivity, both physically and mentally as we age. The only proven technique to improve is to engage in physical exercise and continue to learn new things to stimulate your brain. ...Read more
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