Your version of reality is feeling pretty alien to me...
jeffcobb6 days ago
My reality is drifting from that version of reality that is shared by everyone else on the planet. It isn't that it is alien and strange to ...
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My Sphere of Comprehension
jeffcobb13 days ago
Greetings all, this is Jeff with an update. All along this forum has been through the efforts of an ex-dentist and an ex-engineer, both with...
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Poppygail17 days ago
I’ve come to a realization of late concerning conversations that I’m involved in. I’ve known for some time that I’m becoming increasingly un...
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Is there such a thing as "Caregivers Day"?
jeffcobba month ago
Simple question really; we have mothers, fathers, secretaries day, you name it, they got a day to be treated special. Why not caregivers? I...
Mbc55942 months ago
My grandmother is 63 and a recovering cancer survivor. She has had a history with sepsis infection due to a bile leakage. She has a tendency...
Follow up to ‘Considering the Future”
Poppygail2 months ago
This is a long post and as such it often takes me hours to days to complete as a cohesive, readable post. Having said that please realize th...
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Considering The Future
After receiving the the news of the rapid advancement of my Lewy Body Disease I’ve been doing some serious thinking and have had some diffic...
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Doing something actually helpful for your caregiver!
jeffcobb2 months ago
This is strictly aimed at patients with caregivers who are also our wives, husbands, etc. Not that it needs repeating but many dementia pati...
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AheadOf The Curve
Poppygail3 months ago
I’ve be wrestling with whether or not to write this post since Friday afternoon. I get really tired of being a Debbie Downer when writing th...
Botanical Mixture Stabilizes CognitiveFunction in Patients with Mild and ModerateAlzheimer’s Disease
thom653 months ago
Having recently learned of a relative's AD diagnosis, I set out to do all the research I could on this horrible disease. I've come across t...
The Surprises of LBD
One of the rather unsettling things about having LBD is getting the occasional notice that you owe a bill for something you don’t think you ...
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What its like to have Lewy Body Dementia: The Before
jeffcobb3 months ago
Bad news first: when you get diagnosed for Lewy Body Dementia is way AFTER you "get it". Therefore there is a definite before and after thin...
Frustrated by my memory loss
kohai4 months ago
This is my first time posting and I'm really confused, frustrated and not even sure if should be in this group.
Way back in my la...
I made a movie for people still in the MCI stage of dementia..
jeffcobb4 months ago
Its more exciting than Guardians of the Galaxy 2, The Matrix, Matrix 2, Avengers, Age of Ultron, XMen and Xmen First class, Bruce Lee movies...
A Hero with dementia
Note: I apologize for this; I originally wrote this for my page and forgot this place has hostile policies for putting multiple graphics in ...
Poppygail4 months ago
The following is more or less a recounting of an email I sent to Jeff a few days ago that sparked a good little discussion. I just wanted to...
Memory Improvement after a fall
jlsl4 months ago
My uncle now aged 92 had a stroke 4 years ago. After a couple of years his symptoms were diagnosed as vascular dementia. Early this year his...
Poppygail5 months ago
Since beginning my walk down this long, misty path and receiving an official diagnosis of LBD, my wife and I have basically assumed that I w...
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Stress and working memory
jeffcobb5 months ago
Hey kids, I would like to ping the crowd here and see what anyone else knows of this. I was reading an article the other day, something medi...
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A Small Victory
When I first started noticing the symptoms of my slow walk into oblivion, it wasn’t uncommon for me to walk to another part of the house for...
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Is it real?
One of the problems that slaps you in the face as your dementia progresses is a faulty memory. Or more to the point, you can’t trust yoursel...
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I'm new here.
Hidden5 months ago
Hi everyone, just joined. I'm 36, male. Hoping to sort out meds. I just increased my dose of Oxcarbazepine to 600mg, twice a day for auditor...
I am a guy with declining memory lossplus epilepsy and blackouts
Jubby42685 months ago
I am trying to find out if my condition can get worse plus if so what kind of problem would I get.
Is anyone still here?
I don't mind contributing when I can but I was first and foremost here to learn from others...but when only a few consistently post, it beco...
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I feel like the Donald Trump of stupid questions....
jeffcobb6 months ago
There is an old tired reply you hear when someone states: "I have a stupid question...", which goes something like "The only stupid question...
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Is there any truth in the statement that Vitamins B6, B12 & Folic Acid help Alzheimers and Vascular Dementia sufferers>
Aristotle137 months ago
American Dr. Mike seems to be suggesting that positive results have been seen.
When the time comes
Poppygail7 months ago
If caring for my parents during their time with dementia taught me anything, it taught me the importance of having a plan in place for how y...
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LBD vs Alzheimer’s & Vascular Dementia
I’ve often wondered about the cognitive awareness of patients with differing forms of dementia. My most intimate knowledge of dementia lies ...
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Poor Hiro ....its tough belonging to a crazy person
jeffcobb7 months ago
Poor little Hiro, the 12 lb rescue we got about a year ago, some unholy mix of miniature poodle, cocker spaniel, freaking schnauzer (sp) and...
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Really weird sh*t you only see when you are demented.
Greetings. Have been in a bit of a down-spell of late. Not depressed or anything; things are simply malfunctioning on me more than is usual ...
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