4 Medications for Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Memory loss is one of the most recognized signs of Alzheimer's disease. Although there's no way to slow down or stop the progression of the disease, there are medications that can help with memory loss and confusion and improve cognitive ability. These medications activate certain brain chemicals that influence the signals between nerves, according to the Alzheimer's Association. MORE: The seven stages of Alzheimer's disease Early to Moderate Stage Alzheimer's Disease A class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors is used to treat cognitive issues in early to moderate stage Alzheimer's. These work by slowing
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  1. Harvey Schwartz MD says:

    You indicate that there is no way to halt the progression of the desease. That isn’t quite accurate. For Apoe4 carriers tramiprosate has been shown to change the trajectory of deterioration.

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