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Is there a cure for dementia? Is dementia reversible? 

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Short answer is no

Currently the major types of dementia: alzheimers disease, vascular, frontotemporal and lewy body are not preventable.
Exercise has a protective effect against alzheimers though it likely delays it rather than prevents it altogether. All those things that are good for your heart are good for your brain: maintain a healthy diet and weight, exercise, manage high blood pressure, diabetes etc.

In brief: Short answer is no

Currently the major types of dementia: alzheimers disease, vascular, frontotemporal and lewy body are not preventable.
Exercise has a protective effect against alzheimers though it likely delays it rather than prevents it altogether. All those things that are good for your heart are good for your brain: maintain a healthy diet and weight, exercise, manage high blood pressure, diabetes etc.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No "Cure"

But, other diseases or illnesses that can cause cognitive impairment are sometimes treatable.
These include hypothyroidism, depressive pseudodementia, tumors, normal pressure hydrocephalus, and deficiencies in vitamins b1, b12, and a.

In brief: No "Cure"

But, other diseases or illnesses that can cause cognitive impairment are sometimes treatable.
These include hypothyroidism, depressive pseudodementia, tumors, normal pressure hydrocephalus, and deficiencies in vitamins b1, b12, and a.
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
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