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Prevent Alzheimer's - What Is Dementia?

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  • Prevent Alzheimer's
    This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at methods that may prevent Alzheimer's. For example, living a healthy lifestyle and engaging in intellectually stimulating activities may help control risk factors related to the condition.
  • Razadine
    Razadyne is a prescription drug licensed to treat mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this medication and lists common side effects that have been reported. Razadine is a common misspelling of Razadyne.
  • Razadyne
    Razadyne is a prescription drug that is approved for treating mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV page describes the various forms of the drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Razadyne and Breastfeeding
    It is currently not known whether Razadyne is safe for breastfeeding women. As this eMedTV article explains, since no studies have been conducted on Razadyne and breastfeeding, it is not known whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Razadyne and Pregnancy
    It is not known whether Razadyne is safe for use in pregnant women. This section of the eMedTV library offers more information on Razadyne and pregnancy, and explains whether problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Razadyne Dosage
    The usual starting Razadyne dosage for short-acting tablets and oral solution is 4 mg twice daily. This eMedTV article also offers dosing recommendations for long-acting Razadyne and includes precautions and tips for taking the medication.
  • Razadyne Drug Information
    A prescription medicine, Razadyne is approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this medication, with information on available forms, possible side effects, and more.
  • Razadyne Drug Interactions
    Ketoconazole, paroxetine, and NSAIDs are some of the medicines that may interact with Razadyne. This eMedTV Web page lists other medications that can cause Razadyne drug interactions and explains what may happen when these drugs are taken together.
  • Razadyne Overdose
    Slow heart rate, muscle weakness, and nausea or vomiting are reported symptoms of a Razadyne overdose. This eMedTV resource describes other possible signs of an overdose and lists the various treatment options that are available.
  • Razadyne Side Effects
    Headaches, dizziness, and nausea are some of the most commonly reported side effects of Razadyne. As this eMedTV segment explains, while most side effects are mild, some require immediate medical attention, such as fainting or uncontrollable twitches.
  • Razadyne Uses
    Razadyne is used for treating mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This page from the eMedTV archives describes the effects of this medication, explains how it works, and discusses common off-label Razadyne uses.
  • Razadyne Warnings and Precautions
    Heart problems may occur in some people using Razadyne. Warnings and precautions for the drug, as this eMedTV page explains, should be discussed with your doctor ahead of time. This article lists other possible problems that may occur with Razadyne.
  • Stages of Alzheimer's
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Alzheimer's disease has three stages (mild, moderate, and severe). This article describes symptoms associated with each stage of the disease.
  • Symptoms of Alzheimer's
    Mild forgetfulness is one of the earliest symptoms of Alzheimer's, and is often confused with aging changes. This eMedTV resource discusses these and other Alzheimer's signs and symptoms, such as an inability to think clearly and problems with language.
  • Symptoms of Dementia
    Memory loss, difficulties with language, and behavioral problems are possible symptoms of dementia. This eMedTV Web page explains how the signs and symptoms a person experiences may differ, depending on the specific condition causing the dementia.
  • Tests for Dementia
    Tests for dementia may include brain scans and the Mini-Mental State Examination. This section of the eMedTV library discusses tests that may help doctors diagnose dementia, such as psychiatric evaluations and blood glucose tests.
  • Types of Dementia
    Lewy body dementia and Binswanger's disease are examples of types of dementia. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of the different forms of dementia and how they are classified. Also included in this article is a link to more details.
  • Use It or Lose It
    An active brain is a healthy brain. Commit to lifelong learning. However, be careful to choose activities or subjects that will captivate your interest; if you see an activity as "work" you'll be less likely to keep it up. Try reading, writing, going to the theater, puzzles, games, or learning a new language or a new instrument. These activities will not only exercise your brain; they will enrich your life.
  • Vetemen E
    Based on its antioxidant effects, vitamin E is claimed to work for numerous conditions. This eMedTV segment explains how vitamin E works and lists some of its potential side effects. Vetemen E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Viatmin E
    Vitamin E is claimed to provide a number of different health benefits. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of this vitamin and explains what side effects may occur with treatment. Viatmin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitaman E
    Vitamin E supplements may help prevent or treat certain medical conditions. This eMedTV page covers the effects of vitamin E and explains what side effects may occur with this type of supplementation. Vitaman E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitamin E
    A fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin E is primarily used for its antioxidant activity. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works, describes the possible benefits of using vitamin E products, and offers general warnings and precautions for these products.
  • Vitamin E and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women have a slightly higher need for vitamin E than other adults. This eMedTV segment provides more information on vitamin E and breastfeeding, and explains what the recommended dietary intake of vitamin E is for breastfeeding women.
  • Vitamin E and Pregnancy
    Taking too much vitamin E during pregnancy could be dangerous. This segment from the eMedTV archives offers more information on vitamin E and pregnancy, and lists the RDA (recommended dietary allowance) of vitamin E for pregnant women.
  • Vitamin E Dosage
    Your vitamin E dosage should not exceed 400 IU each day. This eMedTV article provides a chart with the recommended dietary allowance for vitamin E use in children and adults, and discusses the potential dangers of taking high doses of vitamin E.
  • Vitamin E Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, NSAIDs, and aspirin are some of the drugs that may interact with vitamin E. As this eMedTV segment explains, vitamin E drug interactions can increase your risk of bleeding (although it is not known how severe these interactions may be).
  • Vitamin E Overdose
    A vitamin E overdose could lead to fatigue, diarrhea, and headaches (especially a long-term overdose). This eMedTV resource lists other symptoms that may occur if you take high doses of vitamin E and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Vitamin E Safety
    High doses of vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding. This page from the eMedTV library lists other potential side effects that may occur with vitamin E. Safety of high vitamin E doses in pregnant or breastfeeding women has not been studied.
  • Vitamin E Side Effects
    High doses of vitamin E could cause fatigue, intestinal cramping, or other side effects. This eMedTV resource lists several possible side effects of vitamin E (including potentially serious ones) that may occur if you take high-dose supplementation.
  • Vitamin E Supplements
    People take vitamin E supplements for various reasons, such as maintaining heart health. This eMedTV article gives a brief description of vitamin E, including possible side effects. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Vitamine E
    Vitamin E has antioxidant effects that may be beneficial for numerous health conditions. This eMedTV page explains how this product works, describes its effects, and links to more detailed information. Vitamine E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitaminin E
    Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that has antioxidant properties. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of vitamin E and explains what you should be aware of before using these supplements. Vitaminin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitemin E
    Vitamin E supplements may help prevent the formation of free radicals. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of vitamin E and lists potential side effects of these supplements. Vitemin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitiman E
    Vitamin E provides antioxidant effects that can help prevent the formation of free radicals. This eMedTV article explains what to discuss with your doctor before using the vitamin to help minimize risks. Vitiman E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitimen E
    Many people use vitamin E supplements for their antioxidant properties. This article from the eMedTV library further explores the benefits and effectiveness of vitamin E for various uses. Vitimen E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitimin E
    The antioxidant effects of vitamin E can be beneficial for a number of conditions. This article on the eMedTV Web site briefly explores the benefits of vitamin E and explains how it works. Vitimin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitmain E
    Vitamin E is an antioxidant that is believed to provide numerous health benefits. This eMedTV segment explains what you should discuss with your doctor to help ensure the safe use of this vitamin. Vitmain E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitman E
    Vitamin E supplements are used to treat and prevent numerous medical conditions. This eMedTV page explores the benefits of vitamin E and offers general warnings to be aware of before using this vitamin. Vitman E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • Vitmin E
    Vitamin E supplements are most often used for their antioxidant effects. This eMedTV Web page describes the different types of vitamin E, explains how it works, and lists its potential side effects. Vitmin E is a common misspelling of vitamin E.
  • What Is Dementia?
    What is dementia? As this eMedTV page explains, it is not a specific disease; rather, it is a term used to refer to a group of symptoms that affect the brain. This article explains what these symptoms are and discusses their history.
  • What Is Dimentia?
    This segment of the eMedTV site answers the question, "What is dementia?" by explaining what characterizes dementia and how it is diagnosed. A link to more information is also provided. What is dimentia is a common misspelling of what is dementia.
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