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NPH Disease, Similar To Alzheimer’s, Can Be Reversed, Doctors Say
ABC News

Medical officials say a disease that is often mistaken for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is a condition that can be reversed by doctors.

Sixty-eight-year-old Joe Mehl is back on his feet. For months, his family watched as he started to decline mentally and physically.

Mary Mehl feared she was losing her husband to dementia. Then came a doctor’s diagnosis.

“I had never heard of normal pressure hydrocephalus. It sounded terrifying,” Mary said.

NPH mimics dementia or Parkinson’s disease with one tell-tale difference.

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