Alzheimer's Disease FAQs (cont.)
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How can Alzheimer's disease be treated?
There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease. Treatment focuses on relieving and slowing down the progress of the symptoms, behavior changes, and complications.
Individuals with Alzheimer's disease should remain physically, mentally, and socially active for as long as they are able.
The symptoms of Alzheimer's disease can sometimes be relieved, at least temporarily, with medication. Many different types of medications have been or are being tried in dementia. The medications that have worked the best so far are cholinesterase inhibitors. Others include anti-inflammatory medications and vitamin E.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/1/2014
Norberto Alvarez, MD
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