Meds. Are you taking too many of them?
Last updated 4/20/2020 at 1:29pm
The greatest fear among most seniors is falling victim to dementia. So many other ailments are obvious, and often have medications to alleviate painful symptoms. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's is often vague, and visual and mental acuity can be misleading.
Complaints of distracted awareness, excessively tired, listless and forgetful are "catch-alls" for labeling many initial changes in behavior. Perhaps a second opinion is called for when a doctor states with authority, this is dementia leading to the dreaded Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Recent studies are telling us about something called "medicat...