Pick Disease (cont.)
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Pick Disease Treatment
There is no cure for Pick disease. Treatment is aimed at improving behavior and mood problems and relieving other symptoms. For example, a speech therapist may be able to help the person improve his or her ability to communicate. Medication is helpful in many patients in easing mood and emotional difficulties. For more information, see Dementia.
Self-Care at Home
Individuals with Pick disease should remain physically, mentally, and socially active as long as they are able.
A balanced diet that includes low-fat protein foods and plenty of fruits and vegetables will help maintain a healthy weight and prevent malnutrition and constipation. An individual with Pick disease should not smoke, both for health and safety reasons.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2015
Anna M Barrett, MD
Nestor Galvez-Jimenez, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Helmi L Lutsep, MD
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