AheadOf The Curve
Poppygail14 days 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
thom6522 days 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
Poppygaila month ago
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
jeffcobba month 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...
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Frustrated by my memory loss
kohai2 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..
jeffcobb2 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...
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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 ...
Poppygail2 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...
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Memory Improvement after a fall
jlsl2 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...
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
jeffcobb3 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
Poppygail3 months ago
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.
Hidden3 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
Jubby42683 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....
jeffcobb4 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>
Aristotle135 months ago
American Dr. Mike seems to be suggesting that positive results have been seen.
When the time comes
Poppygail5 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
jeffcobb5 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 ...
kohai5 months ago
I wanted to query something on here.
At the moment I'm on 60mg Morphgesic twice a day (low dose by choice ) but also have both 2mg a...
I laughed until I cried...then I cried until I laughed.
Sometimes art does imitate life. I was watching a flick from my "classics" folder called Cat Ballou from the 60's, starring a younger Jane F...
Taking out the trash
A line I placed in my last post got me to thinking about my typical thought process currently. I had said something to the effect of, “if yo...
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What we remember
Poppygail6 months ago
Happy Sunday everyone,
Hopefully the April showers are finally about to give way and the May flowers are about to burst forth like a ray of s...
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Objects are closer than they may appear
Or more to the point, LIFE, and death, is closer than it may appear. And that point is being driven ever deeper into my my soul each an ever...
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Surfing the pipeline of reality...
jeffcobb6 months ago
Forewarned: For those who don't know, read these words with caution; they are written from a perspective of dementia. Be warned, the reality...
That’s right, we’re home. We made it back late Saturday night. The trip went much better than either of us could have ever anticipated and f...
The cure for an absolute crappy day
You know are having one of *those* days. Jerking hands break dishes, lack of focus and attention span burns food. Lack of coordination resul...
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