The FAQ

Cognitive issues are widespread and can be confusing. It’s important to be able to easily recognize if they are getting worse and when better treatment is necessary. This can ultimately keep it from getting worse in some cases.

Here’s a quick FAQ on them and following their treatment in our center. Give it a look over and see if it helps you understand.

What Causes Cognitive Issues?

There is no one answer to what can cause cognitive issues or ultimately trigger them. There are definitely known factors when it comes to different cognitive problems that even if they don’t cause them, they can affect them.

It can be a situation as out there a possible tumor or even experiencing some toxin due to your environment. All of these things can affect cognitive impairment.

Is There A Cure For Cognitive Issues?

Sadly there is no cure for cognitive issues. Like many problems, there is the only treatment that can help based on the individual, not an actual cure.  Some actually can disappear after a while with no explanation just like they appeared. The primary goal of treatment is the management of the symptoms that don’t and can’t go away.

What Are Possible Therapies For Cognitive Disorders?

There are quite a few different therapies that have been proven effective in the treatment of cognitive disorders. Some basic examples of therapies include:

  • Drugs to boost neurotransmitter levels, such as Aricept, Razadyne, and Exelon
  • A drug called memantine, which works via a different pathway to regulate the activity of the neurotransmitter glutamate to improve memory and learning
  • Occupational therapy focused on teaching the patient to lower the effect that cognitive impairment has on day-to-day living
  • Environmental approaches like reducing clutter and noise to make it easier to focus on tasks and reduce confusion and frustration

Each therapy above has a different placement and ultimate goal. It is essential to find the purpose and the treatment which fits it. If anyone you love or even yourself has had symptoms of a cognitive disorder then make sure you get treatment. Getting treatment sooner can help your process overall and whether or not you get worse.

Residential Inpatient Treatment For Cognitive Therapy

Sometimes you need more than doctor’s visits and medication. It can get that bad yes, and it may be time for inpatient treatment at a residential facility. Sometimes a patient can’t be let to go back home if there is no supervision. This is when someone needs to be a facility to be cared for so that they don’t harm themselves or others.

What Are The Benefits Of Residential Cognitive Disorder Treatment?

The safety involved is foremost the best benefit of residential cognitive disorder treatment. This can keep people from being a potentially dangerous living situation because they cannot handle their daily lives safely. It also means they are just taken care of in a way they may not be able to do anymore. This can help limit stress overall.