Featured Alzheimers Articles
Descriptions of Featured Alzheimers Articles
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.
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.
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.
A form of dementia, Alzheimer's disease is a condition most frequently seen in people over the age of 60. This eMedTV resource explains how Alzheimer's disease affects memory, thinking, and language. This page also lists some possible risk factors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Benefits of Vitamin E
Vitamin E may be beneficial for skin health, heart health, and preventing cancer. As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, many alleged benefits of vitamin E have no supporting evidence. The vitamin does, however, have antioxidant effects.
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.
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.
Lewy Body Dementia
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.
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.
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.