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2016-10-18 Alzheimer`s Disease - Antihistamines and cognition:

Benadryl is a trade name for diphenhydramine and in fact, it is pretty well researched not only in older adults. It inhibits activity in the memory and learning centers in the brain leading to memory loss

2016-10-15 Alzheimer`s Disease - Sister in law and swelling:

Hello Diane:  I'm very sorry to hear of your sister-in-law's issues.  The swelling could be caused by several different things and should be evaluated by a physician.  If necessary, I would take her to

2016-08-27 Alzheimer`s Disease - dementia:

Hello Anthony:  I'm very sorry to hear of your mother's decline and I'm sure you're very worried about it.  A major change in dietary habits with weight loss could mean some type of dementia, but it could

2016-08-26 Alzheimer`s Disease - Possible dementia:

Hi Anne-  In my lay opinion,your mother-in-law in all likelihood has dementia and she should be seen by a neurologist.  Unfortunately, the medication out there right now have a limited impact on even slowing

2016-08-26 Alzheimer`s Disease - Concern about step mother:

Hi JoAnne,     First thing I would suggest is NOT to reason with her. It won't work and she'll end up resenting you more.     Second, does she have a doctor she goes to regularly? If so I would write him/her


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