What causes memory disorders?
What are the risk factors?
If any medical treatments are ordered by my doctor, will my insurance cover them?
Who provides the medical care?
1. What causes memory disorders?
Memory disorders can be causes by any number of conditions, including trauma, surgery, stroke, bypass surgeries, vascular dementia and substance abuse.
2. What are the risk factors?
Some factors that can increase the risk of memory loss include:
- Alcoholism or other forms of substance abuse
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Head trauma
3. If any medical treatments are ordered by my doctor, will my insurance cover them?
Depending on the type of coverage, most commercial insurance carriers will pay the major share of the cost. You should always consult your insurance company to determine proper coverage.
4. Who provides the medical care?
The team at Advocate Christ Medical Center is comprised of neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, radiologists, neurologists, internal medicine physicians, addictionologists and cardiologists, who work together to diagnose each patient's memory loss and develop a customized treatment plan. You will remain under the care of your primary care physician while you are treated by the specialists at Christ Medical Center. To ensure that your physician is kept up-to-date, our team will provide ongoing reports on the progress you have made.