You need help navigating the mood, behavioral, and sleep disturbances that accompany a diagnosis of dementia. At Amavi Integrative Mental Wellness, the experienced providers are well-versed in identifying the symptoms and managing different types of cognitive decline. If you or a loved one is suffering from a memory disorder, contact us to set up an appointment.
Memory disorders are conditions that lead to poor cognition, reasoning, decision-making, and communication. They include:
This is the most common form of dementia. It occurs when nerves in the brain tangle, form plaques, and lose their connection to other nerves. Alzheimer’s disease is progressive and worsens with time.
Vascular dementia occurs when blockages decrease or halt blood flow to brain tissue.
Abnormal protein deposits, called Lewy bodies, form as brain tissue breaks down and cause dementia symptoms, too.
Frontotemporal dementia affects the nerve cells in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. The brain cells die, and the lobes shrink in size.
A change or decline in your or a loved one’s memory, thinking, judgment, or language indicates mild cognitive impairment. You are usually able to continue with regular daily activities despite the impairment.
Memory disorders may show up as:
Depending on the cause, these symptoms may appear suddenly or be infrequent at first and gradually worsen with time.
Memory disorders often occur as an effect of aging. Other possible causes include:
Your treatment plan depends on the suspected cause of your memory disorder.
Amavi providers offer a multidisciplinary approach to treating all types of memory disorders, from mild dementia to Alzheimer’s disease. The specialists use psychotherapy, medications, and care coordination with other physicians to help you manage your condition and maintain a high quality of life.
If you or a loved one is suffering symptoms of a memory disorder, we can help you manage the symptoms. Call today or use this website to schedule an appointment online.