Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease Stages, Treatments, and Other Medical Considerations

Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease Stages, Treatments, and Other Medical Considerations
Author : Karen Kassel
Publisher : Omega Press
Total Pages : 128
Release : 2020-03-15
ISBN 10 : 1943414173
ISBN 13 : 9781943414178
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A diagnosis of dementia can be scary and overwhelming. But knowing what to expect can help you fight fear with knowledge. This book, updated in 2020, describes what is known right now about Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia, including its pathological features, the symptoms and prognosis at each stage, and the treatment options available. This book can help you recognize warning signs of dementia and decipher the difference between the disease and normal aging. Its simple checklists can also help you learn how to: Understand the different types of dementia. Recognize the characteristics, warning signs, and risk factors of Alzheimer's disease. Anticipate how Alzheimer's disease is likely to progress and the effects of each stage. Evaluate treatment options for cognitive and physical decline with Alzheimer's disease. Help your loved one decide whether a clinical trial is something they should consider. In addition, the book explores diagnostic tests and discusses how to find a doctor who will meet the needs of your loved one with Alzheimer's disease. It also describes special considerations for individuals with early-onset Alzheimer's disease and looks at methods for promoting brain health and slowing cognitive decline. Order now and prepare yourself for the changes to come. Chosen by Book Authority as one of the best books on dementia of all time.