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Is Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD) Caused by an Infection? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 7:00am Owners of older dogs are all too frequently faced with a beloved pet that seems to have issues with memory loss and confusion. Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is often the diagnosis and is characterized by the following symptoms   Behavioral changes, including alterations in how dogs relate to people and other animals Anxiety ... Read on »
Cognitive Dysfunction in Cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 7:00am I’ve written previously about cognitive dysfunction in dogs, and while we don’t see cats suffering from this age-associated condition to the same degree, it is still common and severe enough to be worthy of our attention. Studies have shown that 28 percent of cats between the ages of 11 and 15 and 50 percent of cats over the age of 15 show some s ... Read on »
BRAIN FOG TO COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION by Joanne60 Posted Sun 14 Feb 2010 2:33am From Brain Fog to Cognitive dysfunction and many stages in between, a quick look through Google will show the many possible causes such as chemical sensitivity, allergies, hormonal, infection and many more. ME/CFS NICE guidelines say - Concentration and memory difficulties (‘brain fog’) are, however, typical. ... Read on »
Does Your Pet Have Brain Fog? Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 07 Nov 2013 6:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
TBI Symptoms – Common Cognitive Dysfunction by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm I’m really enjoying reading Neuropsychological Rehabilitation by George Prigatano, which I recently got from the library. It may sound strange, but I’m into it. On pp 4-5, under Common Cognitive Dysfunctions and Their Psychosocial Outcomes, the following issues/disorders are listed (in slightly paraphrased form, so I don’t provoke the gods ... Read on »
Poor Blood Sugar Control Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:12pm Thanks to the American Diabetes Association for pointing out this Reuters story about yet another study which illustrates the connection between poor blood sugar control and cognitive problems. "Elderly diabetics with poor blood sugar control have a high prevalence of undiagnosed cognitive dysfunction, depression and functional disabilities, ... Read on »
Cognitive Dysfunction Tips by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:22pm Cognitive Dysfunction Tips For people with cognitive dysfunction as a symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS), seemingly simple tasks can be frustrating. Try some of these tips and ideas for helping yourself avoid stress and get things done. Info found above is from and will direct you to their website, providing you with another e ... Read on »
Disconnection as a mechanism for cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm MSIF news summary: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate whether the disruption of specific white matter tracts could be involved in cognitive dysfunction in patients with MS. The authors found that cognitive dysfunction was strongly correlated with not only the presence of lesions in certain brain regions, but also with d ... Read on »
The natural history of cognitive dysfunction in late onset GM2 gangliosidosis by Neurodoc .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:13pm Frey LC, Ringel SP, Filley CM. Arch Neurol 2005;62:989-994 Comment-- As one my mentors warned, pediatric diseases show up in adults and we need to diagnose them. This is the "adult form" of Tay Sachs disease. Late onset GM2 gangliosidosis (LGG)has late onset (adolescents and young adults), has a prolonged disease course, comparably late onset ... Read on »
Cognitive Dysfunction and MS by Living well Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 08 Sep 2011 12:00am I saw a phrase somewhere this morning about cognitive dysfunction and I looked more into it and how it may affect those with MS. It's common in about 50% of those with MS and I think I've experienced some of that dysfunction....another thing I didn't relate or connect with MS! For people with MS, it may affect attention & concentration, inf ... Read on »