‘Star Trek’ star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia

‘Star Trek’ star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia

Legendary ‘Star Trek’ icon, Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia and the illness has progressed. In keeping with paperwork filed in Nichelle’s conservatorship, Dr. Meena Makhijani who makes a speciality of osteopathic medication says Nichols has been a affected person of hers for the final 2-Three years and he or she has “average progressive dementia.”

Makhijani provides particulars of the severity of the illness by ranking varied cognitive capabilities saying Nichols has main impairment of her short-term reminiscence and average impairment of understanding summary ideas, sense of time, place and quick recall.

On the brilliant aspect, the physician says there’s no obvious impairment for issues like long-term reminiscence, orientation of her physique, comprehension, verbal communication, focus, recognition of acquainted individuals, in addition to skill to cause logically and plan actions.


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