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My father is 69 and is diagnosed with mild cerebellum and cerebral atrophy. Please suggest the precautions and medications?

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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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In brief: Fall and balance

Loss of balance and falls are major risk with cerebellum degeneration.
Get his gait evaluated by neurologists and physical therapy expert. Get a Walker to prevent falls.

In brief: Fall and balance

Loss of balance and falls are major risk with cerebellum degeneration.
Get his gait evaluated by neurologists and physical therapy expert. Get a Walker to prevent falls.
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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In brief: Can vary

Causes are several, but if your Dad used alcohol to excess, this could result in a similar atrophic pattern.
Generically, might consider a medicine to assist his memory, focus, etc like donepezil, Exelon, (rivastigmine) Namenda, but would also want to supplement B vitamins, especially thiamine. Also, best to discuss further with his doctor.

In brief: Can vary

Causes are several, but if your Dad used alcohol to excess, this could result in a similar atrophic pattern.
Generically, might consider a medicine to assist his memory, focus, etc like donepezil, Exelon, (rivastigmine) Namenda, but would also want to supplement B vitamins, especially thiamine. Also, best to discuss further with his doctor.
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