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Are there medical treatments for alzheimer's?
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: Not exactly
We can treat many of the symptoms that people have and if diagnosed early enough we can slow functional decline.
We currently cannot modify the course of the illness. There are behavioral interventions and medication interventions. Also working with caregivers can be extremely important.

In brief: Not exactly
We can treat many of the symptoms that people have and if diagnosed early enough we can slow functional decline.
We currently cannot modify the course of the illness. There are behavioral interventions and medication interventions. Also working with caregivers can be extremely important.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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In brief: Yes
Early alzheimer's might benefit from medical foods, which include axona and cerefolin-nac.
Also, aricept, Exelon pill/patch, galantamine, (galantamine hydrobromide) and Namenda may be useful. None a cure, merely symptomatic support and modest control.

In brief: Yes
Early alzheimer's might benefit from medical foods, which include axona and cerefolin-nac.
Also, aricept, Exelon pill/patch, galantamine, (galantamine hydrobromide) and Namenda may be useful. None a cure, merely symptomatic support and modest control.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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