With chronic conditions that are as pervasive and difficult to understand as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, doctors and researchers are constantly on the lookout for new treatment methods that can help manage or even reverse the symptoms of cognitive decline. While research into potential treatments for dementia has been ongoing, there are still only a limited number of medications that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat symptoms.
How do existing treatments work?
As the Alzheimer’s Association pointed out, treatment for dementia and cognitive impairment currently stretches across multiple facets. Drugs are often prescribed to …read more