Why Is Memory & Cognitive Assessment Important?
If regular health assessment is important to check how well our body functions, memory assessment helps to provide a gauge of how well our mind works.
With the latest medical advances in diagnostic tests and imaging, memory and cognitive assessment is now possible and available at Charazoi Medical Clinic.
Who Is It For?
How Is Memory & Cognitive Assessment Done?
Step 1: Consultation, Blood test, pen & paper tests
Step 2: Imaging tests
Advanced scans of the brain can now show brain shrinkage and the presence of amyloid and tau in the brain – substances that indicate memory & cognitive impairment conditions such as Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
Step 3: Results
Based on the medical results, the doctor will conclude if you have memory and cognitive impairment, ie., dementia and recommend next steps for you to take.
What If I Have Dementia or Pre-Dementia?
If the assessment shows signs of dementia, we will refer you to a specialist for further diagnosis and treatment. Devastating as it is, early detection helps to improve treatment outcome and quality of life. Assessment is the first step you can take to take control of your brain health and well-being.
What Are the Symptoms of Memory Loss that I Should Watch Out for?
Everybody forgets things at times. The trouble is we often have difficulty telling between usual forgetfulness and memory loss. Here are some specific symptoms of memory and cognitive impairment: