Currently, there are no treatments to cure many types of dementia. Various drugs are being studied to see if they can decrease the symptoms of dementia or slow its course.
Only two types of medicines have been approved to reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease:
Treatments that are being studied include:
This type of support is critical for people with dementia. Behavioral and environmental support includes:
People with dementia often develop psychiatric symptoms and may need appropriate treatment, such as:
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