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My Step dad was recently diagnosed with alzheimers' . My Mom lives in a small city that I really don't feel good in and it's away from family. I want them to come live closer to me, but I worry that this will cause more confusion on hi...
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My wife is 68 and has m.s. she takes prozac,lorazepam for nerves and sleeping,seroquel for major mood swings and now aricept. Is this to much medicine to take together.
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My mom has dementia and now it has gone so bad that I am thinking of contacting an assisted living centre in Arizona named Prestige Care which is nearby. But I am worried if she will be fine and happy there. Can depression bring on sympt...
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Researchers at Tufts University in Boston wanted to examine the effects of walnuts a nut rich in omega-3s on the accumulation of polyubiquitinated proteins in the brain. This substance is the hallmark of many age-related neurodegenerativ...
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Hi all, my dad has alzheimers and mom I think is getting dementia. I moved from another state to help them,originally I lived with them. Well that didn't work out. They loved it but I was extremely miserable. It looks like I'm going to h...
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My mom was diagnosed with Lewy Body dementia in October 2015. Her disease has progressed a lot in the last 4 months. I found out recently that one of her sisters also had dementia. My question, am I at a higher risk to get this disea...
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HI, My mother was prescribed Selegiline after some routine blood/urine tests. I found that the drug is MAOI and specifically prescribed for Parkinson's and at times Alzeimer's early onset. In her case Doctor did not do any other test...
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Out of the blue i started having fear and bad thoughts about my mom developing Alzheimer disease. She had a head injury when i was 12 and now, after 23 years, a part of her cranium is still "open" due to the fact that they cannot close i...
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My husband has early onset Alzheimer's, symptoms beginning 10 years ago, and it is progressing very slowly. 2.5 years ago, he was hospitalized with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. After 5 days in ICU, he was released to my care unable to even...
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Drugs increase death rate of Alzheimer's patients The use of anti-psychotic drugs used to treat dementia patients. First of all, a 2006 study showed that Alzheimer's patients who took these drugs had no significant improvement ...
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my husband was officially diagnosed just this past May... I have known I think in my mind for the past three years... he is having a tough time accepting this.... his MMI test scores are always low because his anxiety levels go through t...
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my husband has dementia and hear failure.he gets very agitated also has sundown syndrome. he wants to go to the hospital or docs every day. has tons of medical complaints . will not give keys up to car and doc told him to let me drive. ...
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This is my first post here and i discovered the forum while looking for information about symptoms I've been experiencing. For the past few months I've been experiencing what I called difficulty accessing my vocabulary, or finding wor...
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MEMORY PRESERVATION DIET™ © 2005 TO REDUCE RISK AND SLOW PROGRESSION OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE http://www.researchgate.net/publication/238663143_MEMORY_PRESERVATION_DIET__2005_TO_REDUCE_RISK_AND_SLOW_PROGRESSION_OF_ALZHEIMER'S_DISEA...
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I drank 2 vodka and 2 beers, i didn't really drink it but took a sip on all of them and threw it in the drain, and after that day i woke up in the morning and i notice that when i take a look at my left or right i feel a falling sensatio...
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My mother has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She lives with us now. Things used to be ok in the beginning, but now she gets really aggressive when it comes to things she doesn't approve of. Worst part is she doesn't recognize me. So sh...
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Don't really have a question, just need help and to vent.. my husband has worked for a gentlemen for aboit 30 years. . They are also very good friends.. I've known him 20 years through my husband. .we have vacationed together and spent a...
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Rather than me doing a " cut and paste" do a google search for "Alzheimer's" and "treatment" and "ultrasound". It's too early to get hopes very high but researchers have apparently developed a treatment that may reverse Alzheimer's in a ...
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I need to wear a camera on my shirt and have someone watch online to ensure ( to the best of their ability) my safety I have found alzhimers forums asking for my financial information and more there is a group who made this service for...
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when my mom had alz i found out you have to go into their world, as long as they are not getting hurt, you need to be in their world. and don't tell them bad news its like they have heard it for the first time, like my moms mom passed an...
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