At Altoida, we believe that helping you take charge of your brain health includes making knowledge about the brain and neurological diseases more accessible.
Our brain health resources cover the most common questions about neurological diseases, explaining the gut-brain connection, and more to assist you on your journey to better brain health.
Common Alzheimer's Disease Complications Explored
Alzheimer’s disease complications include behavioral issues, infections, sleep problems, falls, incontinence, malnutrition, dehydration, and dental issues.
The Connection Between Vision and Dementia: Understanding the Research
Vision and dementia are linked in two ways: 1) Poor vision may be a risk factor for dementia and 2) Changes in visual perception are common in dementia.
Recognizing the Primary Signs of Cognitive Decline
Signs of cognitive decline may include getting lost in familiar places, losing or misplacing things often, and difficulty following instructions.
Are There Ways To Prevent Dementia?
Twelve modifiable risk factors for dementia have been identified. Modifying these factors may delay or prevent dementia in approximately 40% of all cases.
Tips for Managing Sundowning in Dementia Patients
Sundowning in dementia patients is common. Sundowning refers to the neuropsychiatric symptoms that occur in the late afternoon or early evening.
Current Approaches for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Drugs involved in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease include Aducanumab, cholinesterase inhibitors (e.g., Donepezil), and glutamate regulators (memantine).