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Hello,My mother suffers from Frontotemporal Dementia and

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My mother suffers from Frontotemporal Dementia and as you may understand we have asked everyone you can imagine about the matters.Most of the doctors say that there is no cure and that we should stop bothering about getting my mother well or at least stabilize the dicease.
Please take your time and take a look at the link below and tell me your opinion about this kind of treatment.http://www.ccsvi-center.com/Parkinson_and_CCSVI.htm

Thank you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I reviewed the data on CCSVI at the link you provided.

I will give you my personal opinion, as one who lived almost a decade with a family member with severe dementia: This is not something you want to try. There is no clinical evidence that it works -- if there was it would be available everywhere and millions would be using it.

I'm sorry to say this but, personally, I would almost call CCSVI a scam.

I hope this has been helpful for you. I wish your mother and you the best in these difficult times.


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