Neurology

Conditions We Treat

Our healthcare team specializes in the care of patients with the following memory disorders:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease (symptoms of memory loss have begun, but they have not yet had a measurable impact on the person's activities of daily living)
  • Preclinical Alzheimer's disease (the disease has already started to develop in the brain, but symptoms have not yet become apparent)
  • Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia, which may cause visual hallucinations, fluctuations in alertness and attention, and movement problems
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid in the brain (usually in elderly individuals) which can cause progressive dementia, problems with walking, and impaired bladder controlĀ 
  • Vascular dementia, which is caused by impaired blood flow to the brain
  • Dementia related to Parkinson's disease
  • Frontotemporal dementia, which affects the areas of the brain that govern personality, behavior, and language
  • Primary progressive aphasia, a rare neurologic disorder that impairs language and the ability to speak
  • Lyme disease with neurologic complications, collagen vascular diseases, and other illnesses that can cause cognitive impairment

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