Neurology is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases, as well as memory disorders. Cognitive disorders are defined as diseases that alter cortical brain functions (including: memory, attention, perception, reasoning, interpretation, thought and language.
Cognitive alterations may occur as a result of a number of diseases, particularly neurodegenerative ones such as:
Any complaints about alterations in memory should be presented to, investigated and treated by a specialized physician.
Dr. Melissa Castello Branco e Silva Helbel
Neurologist – CRM 142.500