What Are the Symptoms of Cognitive Impairment?
Memory is a complex process. Often times, memory lapses plague the best of us. However, there are more concerning signs of cognitive decline, including:
- Inability to recall appointments, conversations, and recent events that used to come easily
- Forgetfulness about where you put personal items, names of familiar people, or directions to familiar places
- Asking the same questions over and over
- Brain fog
- Inability to focus
If you’re concerned about your symptoms, take this quiz to see if you have the signs of cognitive decline.
What Causes Cognitive Decline??
People often fear Alzheimer’s when they are having trouble with their memory. But most of the time, memory loss is a symptom of stress, diet, or hormonal deficiencies. Alzheimer’s and dementia often have these same types of underlying deficiencies.
The Sklar Center Team has completed training in the Bredesen Protocol. Dr. Sklar is working closely with Dr. Bredesen and other physicians to advance the understanding and application of his program for preventing and stabilizing cognitive decline.
As a certified Bredesen 3.0 practitioner, Dr. Sklar is an expert on preventing cognitive decline. She and her team examine the underlying genetics, toxic exposure, stress, sleep, diet, and physical factors that contribute to cognitive decline and mental deterioration.
At the Sklar Center we recognize that cognitive decline doesn’t have a single cause. For example, other underlying factors that contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia include:
- Blood sugar disruption
- Toxin exposure
- Nutritional deficiencies
- Genetic factors
What Can I Do to Improve Brain Health?
At Sklar Center for Restorative Health, you will find resources that promote a long and fulfilling life. The Sklar Center team creates longevity plans for patients with cognitive decline, incorporating hormones, supplements, nutrition, and exercise.
The Sklar Center Team created two programs for those with cognitive decline:
If you have a family history of dementia, you can be proactive with preventive treatment to keep you mentally sharp for the long term. A full evaluation of your habits and family history inform the Sklar Center prevention plan for you.
This program was designed at the Sklar Center to stop the progression of cognitive decline and possibly improve cognitive function. The program involves testing to discover physiological contributors to memory loss and a tailored treatment program that includes supplements, medication, nutrition, exercise, and memory enhancement exercises to improve mental clarity.
If you’d like to know more about the Sklar Center for Restorative Medicine prevention and stabilization of cognitive decline programs, call or book a consultation online.