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1,520 Possible Causes for Mild Cognitive Impairment

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    While uncommon, ingestion of ethanol-based hand sanitizers by children may be associated with significant intoxication. We report the case of a 7-year-old with acute alcohol intoxication following hand sanitizer ingestion. Alcohol elimination in this patient followed zero-order kinetics with a clearance rate of 22.5[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Some diabetes medications increase the risk of hypoglycemia, as can inadequate nutrition, cognitive impairment, and other factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Hypoglycemic events range from mild to severe and occur at an increased rate among older adults with diabetes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    The first cohort included 49 older controls and 48 individuals with mild cognitive impairment, while the second cohort included 94 older controls and 57 mild cognitive impairment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent research has identified a transitional state between the cognitive changes of normal aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD), known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) manifests as memory impairment in the absence of dementia and progresses to Alzheimer's disease (AD) at a rate of around 15% per annum, versus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] associated impairment in emotional processes and social cognition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After some six months of abstinence, the mild cortical atrophy and impaired cognition often associated with alcoholism disappear.[britannica.com] Chronic excessive alcohol consumption is associated with cognitive deficits, ranging from mild to severe, in executive functions, memory, and metacognitive abilities, with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    Abstract Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder and also a predictor of mild cognition impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cognition impairment.[journals.plos.org] OBJECTIVE: The study objective was to determine the eventual consequences (falls, unsteadiness, and cognitive impairment) of mild chronic hyponatremia, which is generally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Concussion

    […] an earlier age of onset in people with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.[alz.org] Cognitive impairment following closed head injury. Neurol Clin. 1992 Nov. 10(4):879-93. [Medline]. McCrea M, Guskiewicz KM, Marshall SW, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com] These results were consistent with other studies that indicate traumatic brain injury is a significant risk factor for cognitive decline in older adults and associated with[alz.org]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    ., CHF5074 reduces biomarkers of neuroinflammation in patients with mild cognitive impairment: A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Curr.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cognitive impairment ( 39 ) and Alzheimer’s disease ( 40 ).[advances.sciencemag.org] […] maturation and isotype switching ( 37 ); however, abnormally high levels have been associated in some studies with risk of adverse neurovascular events ( 38 ) as well as mild[advances.sciencemag.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Patients rarely display eye movement dysfunctions as the primary symptom in transient ischemic attack. A 58-year-old patient with a history of hypertension and smoking presented with a 1-month history of paroxysmal exotropia of the left eye and double vision. No obvious abnormality was found in imaging examination[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    Major depressive disorder is characterized by the occurence of one or more major depressive episodes and is one of the most common mental disorders. Depression can occur only once in life but people can show multiple episodes of depression over the cause of their lives. During these episodes, the following[…][symptoma.com]

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