Join the 'Dementia' group to help and get support from people like you.
Related terms: Chronic Brain Syndrome, DLB, Memory Loss
We found 179 questions associated with the 'Dementia' topic.
Posted 5 Jan 2012 by • 11 answers
Does long-term use of effexor lead to memory loss, brain damge and/or dementia? I know it inhibits platelet aggregation and leads to bleeding and severe bruising resulting from a very slight impact. As I am aged 66 years, I am concerned that continued use of effexor may hasten dementia and memory ...
Posted 24 Feb 2011 by • 4 answers
I have also problems in concentration, learning and memorising. I was told that L-theanine could be used in such cases. Please, share your experience. This will help me to improve my health. Thanks in advance.
Posted 26 Jun 2013 by • 3 answers
My mom is 96years old and in a wheelchair. She is very unhappy with her life in a nursing home. She has high anxiety and extreme nervous energy and is bored, but nursing home activities do not interest her nor television. Can Trazodone help with all this along with helping her to sleep? She is ...
What the best medication is for dementia or alzheimers is? Is seroquel appropriate for sleeplessness
Posted 14 Feb 2014 by • 5 answers
My father is unable to sleep at night and becomes very agitated. He has dementia. Seroquel or risperdol are either appropriate to help with this issue.
Posted 2 days 16 hours ago by • 2 answers
I had a concern about one of my mom's medications so I started researching. I was pretty disturbed after entering all 25 medications she is being given. The end result was 8 Major, 44 Moderate, 3 Minor interactions and 3 sets of Duplication containing multiple items for each. She has numerous ...
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Need hopeful sucess stories on recovering from damage after long term prednisone and details. Plenty of bad news need positives
Posted 29 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
We seem to have a relative who is wife/caregiver for a dementia patient who, for the 3rd time we know of, has gone to the doctor to get more medications because patient gets agitated. We notice he gets agitated when she is hurrying him, or yelling at him. Among a total of 7 pills daily (heart and ...
Posted 24 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I have been on Neurontin due to nerve pain from a severe ankle fracture last fall. I plan to try to wean myself off of it as soon as possible. In the meantime I have had some troubling issues including blurred vision and possible dementia - which I am now thinking may be drug related.
Posted 9 Jan 2015 by • 3 answers
Posted 20 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
My grandma is 82 and she has had her kneecaps replaced and broke her right foot twice and her spine is a mess. She can barely walk so did not drink water much in order not to have to pee. Tried as we might, we could not chnge this terrible habit. She has developed a urinary infection now and has ...
Posted 11 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I had a partial hysterectomy years ago been going threw menopause since 42 now I'm 49 just started the estradiol 0.06 mg patches,worried about weight gain and cancer dementia both runs in my family
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection - Cytomegalovirus symptoms in old people with alzheimers, dementia,?
Posted 10 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
... and type 2 diabetes
Posted 10 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
My older sister(adult) was recently Hospitalized due to an asthma attack that couldn't be treated fast enough causing her to passing out until the ambulance came (So it goes). She has been in a "coma" for almost a week now and is not waking up. The doctor DID say the had some brain ...
Posted 1 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
... noticed that I have a lot of memory loss so I lowered my doss to 150mg., per day about 2 months ago. I don't know if that's going to help but i don't want to loose my mind!! I'm in the legal field so that means i have to be a sharp thinker and I'm not anymore. I ...
Posted 16 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
Consumer Reports February issue claims that ZzzQuil will cause dementia. How worried should I be since I've been using it for over a year?
Related Condition Support Groups
Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Lewy Body Dementia, Arteriosclerotic Dementia, Dementia with Depressive Features, Alcoholic Dementia, Drug-Induced Dementia, Central Nervous System Disorders