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Prevention of Dementia

Medical news about treatments for Dementia

These medical news articles may be relevant to Dementia treatment:

Clinical Trials for Dementia

Some of the clinical trials for Dementia include:

Curable Types of Dementia

Possibly curable or rare types of Dementia include:

  • Dementia due to hypothyroidism
  • Dementia due to cardiovascular disease
  • Dementia due to B1 deficiency
  • more curable types...»

Rare Types of Dementia:

Some rare types of Dementia include:

  • Dementia related to Pick's disease
  • Dementia due to Moyamoya disease
  • Dementia due to syphilis
  • Dementia due to hypoglycaemia
  • more rare types...»

Latest Treatments for Dementia

Some of the more recent treatments for Dementia include:

Treatments for Dementia

Treatments to consider for Dementia may include:

Prevention of Dementia:

DEMENTIA: NWHIC (Excerpt)

In addition, some preliminary evidence suggests that estrogen; a hormone produced naturally in greater amounts in women than in men may help prevent dementia. This had not yet been proven, but is currently under study in the Women's Health Initiative-Memory Study, a large nation-wide clinical trial directed by Dr. Sally A. Shumaker at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. (Source: excerpt from DEMENTIA: NWHIC)

Forgetfulness It's Not Always What You Think -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Scientists are working to develop new drugs that someday may slow, reverse, or prevent the damage caused by Alzheimer's disease and multi- infarct dementia. In the meantime, people who have no dementia symptoms can try to keep their memory sharp.

Some suggestions include developing interests or hobbies and staying involved in activities that stimulate both the mind and body. Giving careful attention to physical fitness and exercise also may go a long way toward keeping a healthy state of mind. Limiting the use of alcoholic beverages is important, because heavy drinking over time can cause permanent brain damage.

Many people find it useful to plan tasks; make "things-to-do" lists; and use notes, calendars, and other memory aids. They also may remember things better by mentally connecting them to other meaningful things, such as a familiar name, song, or lines from a poem. (Source: excerpt from Forgetfulness It's Not Always What You Think -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Prevention Claims: Dementia

Information on prevention of Dementia comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Dementia prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.

 

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