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Alzheimer's is a disease marked primarily by memory loss, confusion, and poor judgment. This eMedTV article discusses the brain changes associated with this condition, as well as risk factors, symptoms, and related statistics.
Binswanger's disease is a form of dementia that often results in mood changes and forgetfulness. This eMedTV article describes the disease in detail, with information on risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.
Dementia refers to a group of symptoms that may affect thought, memory, personality, and behavior. This eMedTV article explains this topic in greater detail, including information about Alzheimer's disease and other conditions that cause symptoms.
Lewy body dementia is a form of dementia characterized by abnormal structures in the brain. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about symptoms associated with it and how they are treated.
Acetyl-L-carnitine is a naturally occurring compound found in the human body and used in some supplements. This eMedTV page explains the importance of this product, lists the potential benefits of the supplement, and explores its effectiveness.
Aricept is often prescribed for the treatment of symptoms caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV segment further discusses Aricept and its effects, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
Cognex is a medication that can be prescribed to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV Web page offers general dosing information for Cognex, explains how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that can occur with treatment.
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.
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.
L-theanine is an amino acid used in dietary supplements for treating various conditions. This eMedTV article explains what L-theanine is used for, explores its effectiveness for these uses, and describes the alleged benefits of this supplement.
Lecithin is a dietary supplement claimed to be beneficial for many conditions, including high cholesterol. This eMedTV page describes other potential benefits of lecithin, explores its safety and effectiveness, and lists its potential side effects.
NADH is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that functions as a coenzyme. This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses this product in detail, providing information on how it may work, conditions it supposedly treats, side effects, and more.
Namenda is a prescription drug that is used for treating dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV resource explores the effects of Namenda, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before using this medication.
Namenda XR is a prescription drug used for treating Alzheimer's disease. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this long-acting medication, including dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
Phosphatidylserine is a naturally occurring molecule essential for normal brain function. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of phosphatidylserine supplements, lists side effects that may occur, and explains the importance of this nutrient.
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.
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.