Are you worried about Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia?
CereScan’s functional brain imaging provides valuable information for the diagnosis of these disorders. Patients with a family history of dementia or those suffering from memory loss, cognitive decline, and other thinking problems can get help from CereScan to understand the type of dementia they may have.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are approximately 5.3 million people of all ages in the U.S. alone with Alzheimer’s disease and another 1 million with other types of dementia. It is estimated that by 2050, there will be 23 million people worldwide with some form of dementia. Women are twice as likely as men to get Alzheimer’s.
If you think you or someone you love may be affected by Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia and would like a consultation, simply fill out the form below and one of our dedicated staff members will respond to you shortly.
If you have questions, we have answers. Call today to learn more about our diagnostic brain imaging or to schedule an appointment. Call toll-free at 866-722-4806.
DIAGNOSING ALZHEIMER'S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS
As people age they become more forgetful and experience some degree of cognitive decline. This is usually normal and may not be an indication of any brain disorder. However, if certain risk factors exist, you may want to investigate further. These risk factors include:
- Family history of dementia
- Previous head injuries
- Poor cardiovascular health
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Obesity in middle age
Keep in mind that there are causes of cognitive decline other than dementia. For example, depression and brain infections may lead to symptoms that look and act like dementia. Both depression and brain infections are usually treatable. Thyroid problems and certain vitamin deficiencies can also masquerade as cognitive decline even in the absence of dementia. These conditions are also treatable.
While some symptoms may appear to be other problems, CereScan’s neuroimaging capabilities can give a clear assessment of what is really going on in a person’s brain.
Some people may not want to know if they have dementia while many others do. Getting an accurate diagnosis will allow you to:
- Begin discussions with family members to prepare for future support services
- Make financial plans
- Develop health plans to slow down disease progression
- When appropriate, use new medications to manage symptoms
- Determine which medications may make symptoms worse
We believe that knowing is almost always better than not knowing. We understand that it requires great courage to take the step to find out and we want to help. We know symptoms can be scary, so rather than assume that the problem is Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, find out with CereScan’s compassionate, expert diagnostics team.