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Treatments For Dementia

As research for a dementia cure continues, taking preventative measures to decrease the risk of developing dementia becomes crucial. Certain risk factors like age or genetic susceptibility cannot be changed or controlled, but there are many other factors that increase the probability of developing dementia. These factors include:Drug or alcohol abuse Cardiovascular factors, like high…

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Medications for Memory

Although current medications cannot cure Alzheimer’s or stop it from progressing, they may help lessen symptoms, such as memory loss and confusion, for a limited time.Types of drugs How medications work Early/moderate stages On the horizon Moderate/severe stages Treatments-at-a-glance Types of drugsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two types of medications —…