Treatments for Alzheimer Disease
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
The goal of treatment is to slow the disease and manage symptoms. This is done with lifestyle changes, medicines, and alternative and complementary therapies.
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Last reviewed September 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
Last Updated: 10/30/2020
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