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  • my grandma's illness

    from last  6 days ,my grandma's has became very ill,she has loss of appetite,her thrist has increased a lot,has mental confusion,unalble to walk,unable to chew,she is 65 and I think she is also having short memory losses. Can someone give me any advice regarding this??plz!!

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  • Early Alzheimer symptoms

    Hello. This will be quick. My dad said something that scared me and I just need an opinion. We were talking about stuff on TV when all of a sudden he said he was about to ask me if I finished my homework yet. He immediately caught himself and said he didn't know what he was thinking. I haven' …

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  • Walkabouts and what to do about them

    My husband went 'missing' on his bike for 5 hrs. yesterday...I am fixing part of the problem by locking up the bike and making sure he has his cell and other essentials when he leaves.  BUT does anyone out there use a gps tracking system that  is reliable and not too pricey?  …

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  • APOE 4/4 and Optimal Diet?

    Earlier last year I discover I carry two copies of the APOE 4 gene, which leaves me with almost 70x the risk of developing Alzheimers later in life. (And typically at an earlier age of around 65).  Is anyone else aware of their APOE status? I kind of wish I never checked my results. But I …

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  • Vascular Dementia

    Hi I’m wondering if anyone has heard of anyone doing the ReCODE protocol by Dr. Dale Bredesen. And what  success they have had. My wife is quite young and dealing with vascular Dementia. It’s  slightly different than Alzheimer but a lot of  similarities.  So any feed back would …

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  • Decafe coffee tea

    Hi everyone my husband has all the symptoms of Altzheimers although not confirmed as he does not go to the doctors for anything really . He has Glaucoma and cateracts and has had to give up his long time love of driving he cannot walk very far, he doesnt like watching or listening to tv or music …

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  • Separation Alarms

    My problem with my husband in mid-stages of Alzheimer's is that he will wander away from me while we're shopping.  I have been looking at at item with Fastech that will vibrate or chirp when the items are separated by a programmable distance up to 50m.  This would work great for …

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  • Vascular dementia

    My wife is dealing with  vascular dementia at a very early age. And wondering if anyone has worked with the  Re CODE protocol with Dr Dale Bredesen. Would like to find a Dr. In Canada or the USA that would work with new  patients. Thank you. 

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  • I got asex problem

    I was inhaling whitener since 3years I got a brain problem my treatment has finished but suddenly I got asex problem I can't feel my penis I don't have any pain in it it just getting srinked and can't feel please help me 

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  • Mother wandering off - have you used trackers?

    Hi everyone, My mother has recently started wandering off so I was wondering if any of you had an experience using GPS trackers? If so do you have any recommendations as to which are good? There seems to be a bewildering array of options to choose from (with a huge range of prices!). I've …

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  • Triple Receptor Agonist Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease

    Hello all,  I am doing research on off-label drug usage and was wondering if anyone out there is being treated for Alzheimer's Disease using a Triple Agonist Receptor drug that is typically used for treating diabetes.  Examples of this type of drug would include; Exendin, Victoza, …

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  • Alzheimer's Disease

    I cared for my husband who developed Alzheimer's Disease in 1996, he only went into a nursing home when I could no longer care for him 18 months ago

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  • grandmother with dementia

    My grandmother is 82 years old and after a spell of pneumonia she has gotten worse every day. She is bedridden. Now when I go visit her she doesn't even know I'm there doesn't even make eye contact or hold my hand. It is very sad to see her decline so very rapidly. I am not sure if she …

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  • Traumatised after watch grandmother pass

    My grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 8 years ago. We did everything we could to avoid her going into a home but 1 year ago it was evident that she needed 24 hour care. From there, she deteriorated quickly and one month ago became her bound. 2 weeks ago she lost large amounts of weight and …

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  • How to take care of my in-Laws in India

    I and my husband are staying at Canada leaving my in-laws in India. Previously mom and dad are strong enough to manage daily household but with ageing process both of them are now not that active to go for shopping or take care of daily chores. Furthermore, my father-in-law is diabetic that I …

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  • Dementia - early stages

    I find that I can get no help, advice or training on how best to support my wife with the early stages of Alzheimers. So far the most stressful period was when I believed she was suffering from dementia - there were indications in 8 of the common symptoms. For months our GP and my wife's …

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  • Alzheimer's disease

    My husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 1996. I fought the Lincolnshire NHS for medication and won after 3 days. When the first medication didn't work after 3 years I again challenged the Dr to give my husband the new medication. Galatamine worked wonders. In 2016 I had to allow my …

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  • memantine confusion

    Since starting Memantine for Azheimers (now only 5mg a day) my mother has had numerous falls and a marked deterioration in language and general abilities caused by confusion and drowsiness.

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  • Gelantamine

    Hi, Is there anyone on here who has started taking Gelantami e for mild memory loss? If so how and why did you start taking it? There is no history of Alzheimer's in my family....however I have looked after my mother-in-law who had early onset Alzheimer's and have witnessed first hand the …

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  • Bullous Pemphigoid

    Hi ,. my mom was diagnosed with this disease about 3 weeks ago and almost immediately it was confirmed that it was BP. I'm thankful for the quick diagnosis but they seem to only be getting worse for her both physically and mentally. She is on 40mg of prednisone and that's been for 7 days. …

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  • Bullous pemphigoid

    Hi, i am not the patient, my name is lynne and myself and my husband jeff are the main carers for his 72 year old sister who lives with us. She is in the last stages of Alzheimer's, she also has dementia and all the breaking down of her body due to this. She is doubly incontinent and is totally …

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  • Afraid mom might have Alzheimer's, how to bring it up?

    Hi everyone. So over the past few months, my mom's short term memory has gotten worse. She forgets that she told me or someone in my family something already earlier in the day or the day before, she'll notice something new like one of her plants growing a new flower then the next day, …

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  • mums crying

    hi.mum has had alzheimers for 7 years now.shes been in hospital for the last 3 months and is now unable to walk.she,s always cried a bit with this terrible disease but now shes crying all the time especially when we leave the hospital to go home.asking to come home.its heartbreaking.what can we do

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  • Is it possible to be misdiagnosed?

    Hello I am asking the above question because I have these niggling thoughts about my MIL's diagnosis of Alzheimers at the age of 67. The reason being is that, without going into all the nitty-gritty, she has had for the last 10 years a fair amount of trauma - she lost her mother, a few friends - …

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  • I will be very grateful if you can help me

    Hello,  I am currently in my second year of college doing a BTEC in Health and Social Care. As part of my current assingment I am creating a care pathway for an individual with Alzheimers and need a primary sorce, in which I would be very greatful if you could answer these two questions.  …

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  • Dad has Alzheimer's...

    My dad was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's 2 years the diagnosis came around after my mums concerns about his short term memory problems. After diagnosis he was put on Aricept and he still has a good quality of life as he knows everyone and where he lives etc but has serious short term …

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  • Mother-in-law in Assessment Unit.....Decision making?

    My mother-in-law has Alzheimers.   Recently, her ability to communicate effectively and take care of herself has substantially diminished - I mean, almost overnight!  Through an incident, she ended up in an Assessment Unit and we have been told, informally, that she will not be returning …

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  • Mild small vessel disease

    After a recent mri scan of my bran, I have been told that I have non specifics white matter signal changes, likely reflecting mild small vessel disease. Iam 59 years old and terrified that this means I will end up with vascular dementia .   Has anyone else ever had this type of diagnosis that …

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  • Worried and don't know what to do for the best

    Im convinced I have the early stages of Alzheimer's but am terrified of going to be tested . one reason I am scared is my husband says " he would rather not know "  i guess this sounds a little selfish on his part but I know he wouldn't handle it very well at all ...   …

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