In addition to any physician-prescribed medication, some patients choose to undergo alternative treatments for Alzheimer's disease. These treatments can include: Ginkgo biloba, Omega-3, various vitamins and herbs, physical exercise regimens, acupuncture, etc. Any treatment not specifically prescribed by a doctor should be vetted by your doctor before started.
On Monday, Novartis, a pharmaceutical giant, received U.S. approval for the Exelon Patch, which delivers a treatment for Alzheimer's disease through a skin patch, instead of through pill or capsule form. A press release stated that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had also approved the patch for treating mild to moderate…