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Is there any treatment for multi-infarct dementia (MID)?

There is no treatment available to reverse the brain damage caused by a stroke. Treatment focuses on preventing future strokes by controlling or avoiding the diseases and medical conditions that put people at high risk for stroke: high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease. The best treatment for multi-infarct dementia (MID) is prevention early in life-having a healthy diet, exercising, not smoking, consuming only moderate amounts of alcohol, and maintaining a healthy weight.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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