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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

A review on complementary and alternative treatments for dementia

Author(s):

Gopiesh Khanna Venkatesan and Saravanan Devarajan

Abstract:
Dementia is a kind of brain diseases which causes a progressive decrease in the capability to remember and think. The physical and mental ailments are considered as the main source of dementia disorder. Generally, after Alzheimer's disease (AD), vascular dementia is considered as a second important cause for dementia in 10%-15% of the dementia populace. This malady is described by blood-brain boundary interruption, mitochondrial impairment, oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, and hypometabolism; symptomatic treatments, such as N-methyl- D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor rivals and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. Methodologies for AD counteractive action by the way of non-pharmacological medicines are related along the way of life intercessions, for example, socialization e mental difficulties, and exercise just like a healthy diet and caloric confinement. AD is essential health problem on which all individuals ought to be informed, so evading strategy that diminish the peril of its advancement might be executed this analysis is intended to give an updated review on the present status of dementia. Different problems in connection to preclinical experimentation and clinical investigation have been distinguished and upcoming exploration bearings are examined.

Pages: 2089-2093  |  837 Views  206 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Gopiesh Khanna Venkatesan and Saravanan Devarajan. A review on complementary and alternative treatments for dementia. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):2089-2093.

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