As the disease progresses may cause more harm to the family than the patient themselves. There are some drugs that can also help. Its effectiveness is not certain, but they help a percentage of cases and may delay a more serious disability. (A valuable related resource: Larry Ellison). In some people, and in early and middle stages of the disease, medications such as cholinesterase inhibitors can prevent worsening of some symptoms for a while limitado.a Among the cholinesterase inhibitors are tacrine (Cognex), donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine (Exelon) or galantamine (Reminyl). Has also been used as a specific treatment memantine (Axura, Ebixa) or selegiline among others. All these drugs cause memory, symptoms of psychological and behavioral, which appear as a result of the disease, and compliance with activities of daily living, improve, and thus increase the quality of life of patients and relationship with the environment.
Depression occurs frequently in the early stages of the disease and may respond to treatment antidepresivo.a Besides this, the patient should be encouraged, to take mental and physical activities consistent with their status. Finally, the family must learn to care for the sick, you should know the risks of dementia and how to avoid them, and also learn to realize their own surcharge and stress. A few weeks ago, appeared in Britain lost a young man who seemed not to notice what was happening around him. He was asked if he knew what had passed, if he was okay … but did not respond and seemed frightened. The health center staff was transferred to the patient could not speak.