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What kind of specialist should I go to about my husband's confusion and movement disorder?

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This is a difficult situation as "vascluar parkinsonism", "vascular dementia" and other "structural causes of Parkinsonism" are very difficult to treat. My sense is that a very thoughtful memory expert See also:
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(sometimes called a behavioral neurologist) may be helpful in some regards and may help with confusion and agitation, although honestly, no matter how much the specialist tries, there are limits to what physicians can do and we often struggle to make "game changing" medication adjustments in this type of situation. My guess is that this is why a movement disorders specialist and a neurologist have struggled to help much. I wish that I had a better answer to this question.

 

 
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