If you’ve been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, one of the first things your doctor probably told you is that there are no medications approved for the treatment of MCI.
But people want a pill. They ask about Alzheimer’s medications that a doctor may prescribe “off-label.” They ask about all sorts supplements and “medical foods” that can be taken in tablet form.
Yet here’s something most people never even consider. Your doctor may actually be able to do more good for your brain by helping get you off a pill you’re already taking than by putting you on more pills. Learn more in today’s video.
Want to know more? Read my full article on polypharmacy here: Taking too many drugs can post a danger for older adults
Read my article on other common causes of MCI that aren’t dementia.