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  • Dementia Treatment
    When treating dementia, options may include medications and cognitive training. This eMedTV resource describes these and other options in detail; the specific method used will depend on what condition is causing the dementia symptoms.
  • Dementia Types
    Progressive dementia, primary dementia, and secondary dementia are some of the possible types of dementia. This eMedTV article gives an overview of how the different types are determined and explains how some cases are treatable, while others are not.
  • Demential
    Dementia, a progressive decline in cognitive function, is most commonly caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV page lists other causes of dementia and describes common symptoms that may occur. Demential is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Demetia
    Dementia is a condition commonly affecting the elderly, although it is not a normal part of aging. This eMedTV article briefly discusses dementia, including symptoms, causes, and treatment. Demetia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Demintia
    Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function caused by diseases in the brain. This eMedTV article lists common symptoms of dementia and explains how they can be prevented or delayed. Demintia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Diagnosing Alzheimer's
    Tests that doctors use when diagnosing Alzheimer's include brain scans, medical tests, and memory tests. This eMedTV segment discusses these aspects of the diagnostic process in detail.
  • Dimencia
    People with dementia have impaired intellectual functioning and often lose their ability to solve problems. This eMedTV page further describes the effects of dementia and explains whether it is reversible. Dimencia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Dimensia
    People with dementia may experience memory loss, behavioral problems, and personality changes. This eMedTV article explores the causes of dementia and explains if these causes are treatable conditions. Dimensia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Dimentia
    Dementia is a collective term for a variety of symptoms that affect the brain. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of the condition, and also includes a link to more detailed information. Dimentia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Dimentia Aricept
    As this eMedTV article explains, Aricept is a prescription medication that can help improve memory, attention, and language in people with Alzheimer's disease. Dimentia Aricept is a common misspelling and variation of Aricept.
  • Dimentia Symptoms
    There are both general symptoms of dementia and symptoms specific to certain conditions. This eMedTV page lists a few general dementia symptoms and offers a link to more information. Dimentia symptoms is a common misspelling of symptoms of dementia.
  • Dimentia With Lewy Bodies
    Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of degenerative dementia seen in the elderly. This page on the eMedTV site offers an overview of this condition. Dimentia with Lewy bodies is a common misspelling and variation of Lewy body dementia.
  • Does Acetyl-L-Carnitine Work?
    Many people may wonder if acetyl-L-carnitine works and question the effectiveness of the supplement. This eMedTV Web resource lists potential benefits of the supplement and explores the effectiveness of acetyl-L-carnitine for these uses.
  • Does Ginkgo Biloba Work?
    Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) supposedly has many uses, but people may still wonder, "Does ginkgo biloba work?" This eMedTV article explores the effectiveness of ginkgo biloba for various uses, such as improving mental functioning, dementia, and glaucoma.
  • Does L-Theanine Work?
    L-theanine is claimed to be effective for many uses, but does L-theanine work? This eMedTV article lists common L-theanine uses and describes some of the clinical studies that have been conducted on the effectiveness of L-theanine.
  • Does Lecithin Work?
    Many people may wonder, "Does lecithin work?" As this eMedTV resource explains, the effectiveness of lecithin for most uses is not currently known, although early studies suggest that the supplement probably does not work for most conditions.
  • Does NADH Work?
    This eMedTV article answers the question, "Does NADH work?" by exploring the results of a few small studies on it. It describes the conditions it allegedly treats and also offers things to keep in mind when considering the effectiveness of NADH.
  • Does Phosphatidylserine Work?
    Does phosphatidylserine work? As this section of the eMedTV site explains, early studies suggest that phosphatidylserine supplements may work for Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline, but more research is needed to support these claims.
  • Does Vitamin E Work?
    Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant effects, but does vitamin E work? This eMedTV page explores the effectiveness of vitamin E for cancer prevention, skin health, vitamin deficiency, heart health, and Alzheimer's disease (prevention and treatment).
  • Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    Early signs of Alzheimer's disease can include forgetting how to do activities that were previously done with ease and regularity. This eMedTV article discusses early signs of Alzheimer's disease and where to go for diagnosis of memory disorders.
  • Eat Right
    Your diet may play a role in your risk for Alzheimer's. Fortunately, the same diet that is good for your heart is also good for your brain. Aim to increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish or nuts, eat a variety of colorful fruits and veggies, and limit your intake of highly refined sugars and saturated or trans-fats.
  • Exalon
    Exelon is a medicine prescribed to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer's and Parkinson's dementia. This eMedTV page explains how Exelon works, describes its effects, and links to more information about the drug. Exalon is a common misspelling of Exelon.
  • Exelon
    Exelon is a medicine used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV article describes the various forms of Exelon available, explains how it works, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Exelon and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is unknown whether Exelon is safe for breastfeeding women. This part of the eMedTV archives includes more information about Exelon and breastfeeding, and explains whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Exelon and Pregnancy
    Exelon is probably safe for pregnant women, but it is unlikely that a woman of that age would use the drug. This eMedTV page offers more information on Exelon and pregnancy, and describes the clinical studies that were conducted on pregnant animals.
  • Exelon and Weight Loss
    Weight loss appears to be a possible side effect of Exelon. This segment from the eMedTV library offers a more in-depth look at Exelon and weight loss, including information on how common this side effect appears to be and what you can do about it.
  • Exelon Dosage
    A person's Exelon dosage typically begins at a low dose and then is slowly increased. This eMedTV resource offers Exelon dosing recommendations for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's dementia and also provides general dosing tips and precautions.
  • Exelon Drug Information
    Exelon is prescribed to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV segment provides some basic drug information on Exelon, including the forms in which it is available, side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Exelon Drug Interactions
    NSAIDs, anticholinergic medications, and cholinergic drugs may cause Exelon drug interactions. This eMedTV page lists specific products that fall under these drug classes and describes the potential effects of these negative Exelon drug interactions.
  • Exelon Overdose
    Reported symptoms of an Exelon overdose include seizures, muscle weakness, and increased salivation. This eMedTV article lists other potential symptoms of an overdose and explains what you should do if an Exelon overdose occurs.
  • Exelon Side Effects
    Loss of appetite, nausea, and shakiness are some of the most commonly reported Exelon side effects. This eMedTV segment also lists rare but possible side effects of the drug, as well as serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Exelon Uses
    Exelon uses are concerned with treating mild to moderate dementia due to Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works for both conditions and discusses some of the common off-label Exelon uses.
  • Exelon Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Exelon, tell your doctor if you have asthma, epilepsy, or allergies. This eMedTV page lists other conditions you should tell your doctor about before taking Exelon. Warnings and precautions on who should not use Exelon are also included.
  • Exercise and Watch Your Weight
    If the word "exercise" makes you cringe, try to find an enjoyable activity that has a physical component, even if it doesn't officially qualify as exercise. Try bowling, take your dog for a walk, or take up gardening. Keep your weight in check, a feat that may be easier if you've already made brain-healthy changes to your diet and physical activity level.
  • Frontal Lobe Dimentia
    Dementia can involve symptoms such as personality changes, cognitive difficulties, and behavioral problems. This eMedTV page gives an overview of the condition and its causes. Frontal lobe dimentia is a common misspelling and variation of dementia.
  • Generic Aricept
    As explained in this portion of the eMedTV Web site, generic Aricept is now available. This article describes the strengths in which the generic versions are sold and explains how they compare to brand-name Aricept.
  • Generic Cognex
    There are no generic versions of Cognex available at this time. This segment from the eMedTV library provides a more in-depth look at why there are no generic Cognex products on the market and explains whether a generic version will ever be available.
  • Generic Exelon
    Currently, generic Exelon capsules are the only generic form of the medication available. This eMedTV page lists the various strengths and manufacturers of generic Exelon capsules and explains why other Exelon products are not available as generics.
  • Generic Namenda
    The earliest possible date that generic Namenda could become available is April 2015. This part of the eMedTV library explains whether generic Namenda is the same as the brand-name version and discusses the dangers of buying fake generic products.
  • Generic Namenda XR
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are currently no generic Namenda XR (memantine XR) products available. This page discusses when a generic version may become available and explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Razadyne
    Razadyne is now available in generic form. This eMedTV article discusses the different strengths and manufacturers of generic Razadyne, and also explains how the generic versions are equivalent to brand-name Razadyne.
  • Gingko Bilboa
    Ginkgo biloba, an herbal supplement, is claimed to improve memory and overall mental health. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of ginkgo biloba and provides some general dosing guidelines. Gingko bilboa is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Gingko Biloba
    Ginkgo biloba is an herbal supplement used for improving mental functioning and overall mental health. This eMedTV resource covers other benefits of ginkgo biloba and lists possible side effects. Gingko biloba is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Gingo Biloba
    Ginkgo biloba is a supplement that many people take to improve memory or mental functioning. This eMedTV page explores the benefits of ginkgo biloba and offers general warnings for this product. Gingo biloba is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Ginkgo Bilboa
    Ginkgo biloba is a supplement commonly used for improving mental function and other medicinal purposes. This eMedTV page lists other benefits and explores the effectiveness of ginkgo biloba. Ginkgo bilboa is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Ginkgo Biloba
    Ginkgo biloba supplements are often used to improve memory and mental functioning. This article on the eMedTV Web site discusses other benefits of ginkgo biloba, explains how it works, and explores the safety and effectiveness of this product.
  • Ginkgo Biloba and Breastfeeding
    There is no information available about the use of ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at ginkgo biloba and breastfeeding, and explains whether ginkgo appears to be safe for women who are nursing.
  • Ginkgo Biloba and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to use ginkgo biloba (ginkgo). This portion of the eMedTV archives provides more information on ginkgo biloba and pregnancy, and describes the problems that may occur if pregnant women use this supplement.
  • Ginkgo Biloba Dosage
    This page from the eMedTV library explains why it's hard to recommend a standard dose of ginkgo biloba. This article offers more detailed dosing information for this supplement and provides tips for finding a reliable manufacturer of this product.
  • Ginkgo Biloba Drug Interactions
    Blood-thinning medications and diabetes medications could cause ginkgo biloba drug interactions. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may interact with ginkgo biloba and describes the potential problems that may occur due to these interactions.
  • Ginkgo Biloba Extract Information
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at gingko biloba extract, a natural product that is being studied as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease. This article offers detailed information on this product and its uses.
  • Ginkgo Biloba Overdose
    Vomiting, seizures, and signs of bleeding are possible symptoms of a ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) overdose. This eMedTV Web page explores other effects of a ginkgo biloba overdose and describes possible treatment options, such as pumping the stomach.
  • Ginkgo Biloba Safety
    Ginkgo biloba contains a toxin that may cause seizures and even death in some cases. This eMedTV article lists other important precautions to be aware of, including information on who may not be able to take ginkgo biloba safely (such as diabetics).
  • Ginkgo Biloba Side Effects
    Dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea are some of the bothersome side effects of ginkgo biloba. This eMedTV resource also lists potentially serious side effects that require medical attention, such as vision changes and seizures.
  • Ginko Baloba
    Ginkgo biloba is a supplement that is claimed to improve memory and treat various conditions. This eMedTV page lists some benefits of this product and describes possible signs of an overdose. Ginko baloba is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Ginko Bilboa
    People who take ginkgo biloba mostly use it to help improve memory. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of the supplement, including what to tell your doctor before taking it. Ginko bilboa is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba.
  • Ginko Bilboa Side Effects
    Although ginkgo biloba is a "natural" product, side effects are possible. This eMedTV resource describes some of the bothersome and serious side effects of ginkgo biloba. Ginko bilboa side effects is a common misspelling of ginkgo biloba side effects.
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