Offering Treatment for Cognitive Disorders in the Washington Metro Area

Cognitive disorders often begin subtly and progress until they significantly impede the affected individual’s quality of life. These disorders are part of the neurocognitive classification in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V). They are defined as any disorder that significantly impairs an individual’s cognitive function to the point where normal societal functioning is impossible without treatment.
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At Functional Medicine for Families and Gynecology, we provide treatment for cognitive disorders in the Washington metro area.

Cognitive Disorders Include

• Amnesia
• Dementia
• Developmental Disorders
• Motor Skills Disorders
• Substance-Induced Cognitive Impairment

Causes of Cognitive Disorders

Like most mental disorders, cognitive disorders are caused by various factors. Some are due to hormonal imbalances, while others are due to genetic predisposition or environmental factors. Common environmental causes of cognitive disorders include lack of proper nutrients and interaction during vulnerable stages of cognitive development.

Signs of Cognitive Disorders:

• Confusion
• Identity Confusion
• Impaired Judgment
• Loss of Short-Term or Long-Term Memory
• Poor Motor Coordination