Cognitive impairment

Specialty of Neurology

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), also known as incipient dementia, is a phase of normal aging people in which manifest cognitive decline. It can cause memory problems, abnormal thinking and language, etc. Anyway, this kind of damage does not usually affect the routines or daily activities. The mild cognitive impairment may increase their level of involvement and become a dementia over time, associated with Alzheimer's disease or other neurological diseases. Currently, there is no curative treatment for the mild cognitive impairment but often prescribe some medications used to treat the factors that affect memory.

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