Medicines are often used to help people maintain mental function and
carry out daily activities. They include:
At this time, Alzheimer disease has no cure. There is no way of
slowing down the progression of this disease. And no treatment is available to reverse
the changes that the disease brings on. But new research findings give reason for
Several medicines are being studied in clinical trials to see if they can slow the
progress of the disease or improve memory for a period of time.
Some medicines are available to
help manage some of the most troubling symptoms of Alzheimer disease. These symptoms
- Behavior problems
- Sleep problems
Exercise and social activities are
important to help manage the disease. So are good nutrition, a healthy lifestyle,
calm and well-structured environment.