Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Treatments for Pick's Disease

Treatments for Pick's Disease:

There are currently no treatments that can cure or stop the progression of Pick's disease. The care of people with Pick's disease is aimed at minimizing symptoms and maximizing independence and the quality of life as much as possible.

There are some medications that may help to manage some symptoms, and there are clinical trials taking place to research potential treatments. Antidepressant medications may be used to help mange depression and behavioral symptoms of Pick's disease, such as impulsivity and obsessive behaviors. Speech therapy and occupational therapy may help a person with speech difficulties to maximize their ability to communicate. Exercise and physical therapy programs can help to maximize strength and mobility of muscles and cognitive function.

It is important for caretakers to remember that a person with Pick's disease will have difficulties completing routine tasks and managing their daily routine effectively and safely. Adjustments will be needed in environment and lifestyle, such as not allowing driving. A person with advancing Pick's disease may need to live with constant supervision. As the disease progresses, it may be necessary to move a person with Pick's disease into a skilled nursing facility.

Treatment List for Pick's Disease

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Pick's Disease includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Pick's Disease: Marketplace Products, Discounts & Offers

Products, offers and promotion categories available for Pick's Disease:

Pick's Disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.

Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Pick's Disease

Research quality ratings and patient incidents/safety measures for hospitals and medical facilities in specialties related to Pick's Disease:

Hospital & Clinic quality ratings »

Choosing the Best Treatment Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Pick's Disease, on hospital and medical facility performance and surgical care quality:

Discussion of treatments for Pick's Disease:

There is no cure or specific treatment for Pick's disease. Its progression cannot be slowed. However, some of the symptoms of the disease may be treated effectively. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Pick's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Buy Products Related to Treatments for Pick's Disease

 
Shopping.com



 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise