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Medical Foods and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Trouble concentrating or remembering with no other symptoms? Are your check-ups normal?

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the stage between the expected cognitive decline of normal aging and the more serious decline of dementia. It's characterized by problems with memory, language, thinking and/or judgment.

If you have mild cognitive impairment, you may be aware that your memory or mental functions have "slipped." Your family and close friends may have also noticed a change. These changes usually aren't severe enough to significantly interfere with your daily life and activities.

Medical Foods are considered a unique category regulated by the FDA.

With MCI you experience any or all of the following:

  • Forgetting things more often such as; important events such as appointments or social engagements.

  • Losing your train of thought or the thread of conversations, books or movies.

  • Feeling increasingly overwhelmed by making decisions, planning activities or making important life choices

  • Difficulty understanding instructions

  • Starting to have trouble finding your way around familiar environments.

  • Becoming more impulsive or showing increasingly poor judgment.

  • Family and friends may notice these changes.

If you have MCI, you may also experience:

  • Depression

  • Irritability and aggression

  • Anxiety

  • Apathy

MCI is an active area of research. Clinical studies are underway to better understand the disorder.

Medical foods address the metabolic deficiencies associated with diseases to help manage chronic conditions.

How Can We Help?

EB-C3DR is an oral capsule classified as a medical food (a unique category regulated by the FDA). Medical foods address the metabolic deficiencies associated with diseases, including Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Medical foods are intended for use under medical supervision.


Metabolic deficiencies in the brain have been identified as an independent risk factor for memory loss, as they reduce the substances responsible for neuroprotection. The unique active ingredients in EB-C3DR provide necessary nutrients that support brain nourishment and protection.


What are the side effects with EB-C3DR? The active pharmaceutical ingredients in EB-C3DR are well tolerated, as well as allergen, gluten and dye free. The most common complaints include mild upset stomach. If you experience this, try taking the capsules with food, if the problem persists, consult your provider.


Articles: MayoClinic & Evidence Based Medicine Medical

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