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How to Treat Dementia
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Author:  vathandiva [ Tue May 28, 2019 1:24 am ]
Post subject:  How to Treat Dementia

As things get worse, the patient becomes Super Memory Formula Review increasingly irritable, confused and restless. He or she may laugh or cry at inappropriate times, ask the same questions repeatedly and suddenly become angry for no apparent reason at all. These symptoms differ from person to person and may occur in a few days or months.

"Although at first the person seems physically unaffected by the disease, as the condition advances the patient becomes restless, always moving about, and must be watched so that he or she does not wander away or into danger. Endless repetition of unnecessary actions, such as the opening and closing of drawers, is another characteristic of the disease. Some victims of Alzheimer's disease may become extremely agitated with little or no provocation," according to the editors of Consumer Guide's Family Health & Medical Guide.

Since many of the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease mimic the normal signs of aging, no single test can accurately diagnose the condition. The doctor may recommend a thorough physical and neurological evaluation. However, many patients get worse by the time the disease is identified. At this point, very little can be done for the patient.

Ironically, most cases of Alzheimer's disease come to light only after death when an autopsy is made. This reveals the abnormal changes found in the brain of those with the disorder."In Alzheimer's, as in any senile disorder, there is atrophy (shrinkage or wasting) of the cerebral cortex (the outer layer of the brain which is mostly concerned with intellectual and social functioning). There are also more specific abnormalities, such as the presence of tangles of fibers within the nerve cells and of senile plaques, which are probably deposits of amyloid (a semisolid protein complex seen in many degenerative diseases)," according to the editors of Family Health & Medical Guide.

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