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020 How to Diagnose & Treat Mild Cognitive Impairment

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In This Episode:
Dr. K responds to a reader who wants to know what works best for treating mild cognitive impairment. She covers:

How mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is defined and diagnosed
Whether having difficulty connecting names and faces is a sign of MCI
What a clinical evaluation for MCI should cover
The research on medications, exercise, and other approaches to treating MCI
What to know before taking a dementia medication such as donepezil (brand name Aricept) for MCI
9 ways to promote brain health


Related Resources:

Q&A: What Can I Do to Treat Mild Cognitive Impairment? (links to related research are in this article)
How We Diagnose Dementia: The Practical Basics To Know
IOM Cognitive Aging Report
Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test
Otago Exercise Program to Prevent Falls
4 Types of Medication to Avoid if You’re Worried About Memory
5 Top Causes of Sleep Problems in Seniors, & Proven Ways to Treat Insomnia
NutritionFacts.org: How Not to Die
How to Promote Brain Health: The Healthy Aging Checklist Part 1


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