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1 Mental/Behavioral Case Studies Faith Conkle HCS/245 September 3, 2018 Brandi Knight
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2 Mental/Behavioral Case Studies Mr. and Mrs. Speed, my name is Faith. I am here to answer the questions that you have concerning Alzheimer’s Disease also known as AD. I was made aware that you are in early stages at this time. In the early stages, like you are, you could function independently. You may also still drive and work and still be part of social activities as you desire. You will be able to have a normal life until you progress and start having trouble remembering things. This could not happen for quite some time or could happen sooner. This all depends on how the disease progresses. There are some medications treatments that can help with the cognitive symptoms. These treatments can be talked about between you and your provider. There are two medications that are approved for mild to moderate symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. One is Rivastigmine also known as Exelon and the other one is Galantamine also known as Razadyne. These are used
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