Dementia

Dementia

RMH Neurologist Dr. Edward Zdobylak discusses different types of dementia. Using direct and simple explanations, Dr. Zdobylak talks about some of the causes of dementia that can be treated and reversed. His examples of reversible dementia include dementia caused by medications, mild strokes, stress, time spent in a critical care unit and, most commonly, depression and mood disorders. Dr. Zdobylak also talks about the importance of testing to determine the causes of dementia, and the use of medications to slow the progress when dementia is irreversible