What is it?

Mild Cognitive Impairment refers to a cognitive decline of older people which is not referred to as dementia. In mild cognitive Impairment, people may experience difficulties in memory, language, thinking or judgment. For some people, it may never become worse but for others, it could increase the risk for other neurological conditions.

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Signs & symptoms

Symptoms may include forgetfulness, losing train of thoughts, unable to make simple decisions, getting lost in familiar places, impulsiveness, and having poor judgment. Other symptoms may include depression, irritability, anxiety, and apathy.


Diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and neurological exams which include mental performance short tests.


Currently, there is no treatment for mild cognitive impairment.

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