Unanswered | Answered

Dementia

~400 answered questions
Parent Category: Mental Health
Dementia is a loss of brain function that affects memory, thinking and behavior and is common in old age.
Dementia is a form of Alzheimer's and no, there is no cure, but medications can slow the process down. This only works if it's caught early enough. My mother had Dementia for at least 20 years and I'm sad to say we all thought she was becoming a bitter old lady. We weren't aware of Dementia. Eventu…
Popularity: 74
Answer those are warning signs alright but of a control freak, when a man tells you what to wear, when to talk, when u can visit loved ones, when you can use the phone, when to cook, what to cook, how to cook, when to sleep, when to get up that's not a possessive man are a ob man, that's a contro…
Popularity: 10
Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Particularly affected areas may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving. In the later stages of the condition affected persons may be disorient…
Popularity: 59
Answer Dementia is the same as Alzheimer's disease.
Popularity: 4
does myleofrobsis affect memory & why
Popularity: 6
There are many causes of dementia. Dementia is a term for a group of symptoms. The common irreversible causes of dementia include Alzheimer's disease, Lewy Body dementia, Fronto-temporal dementia and Vascular dementia. Some treatable causes of dementia are Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). Many…
Popularity: 2
Dealing with Dementia It really depends on the stage, and type, of dementia. Stability and routine would probably be things that are important during all stages of dementia. Love, gentleness, reminders of day and time and person, calming activities, and patience. They need much extra time for movi…
Popularity: 25
Some theories state that dreams are a way in which we release stress. If this were true, then more people (especially those who are stressed-out) would remember their dreams. Remember that dreams come from the inner you, more specifically they are communications from your subconscious mind. All day …
Popularity: 3
i forgotThe symptoms of dementia vary based on the area of brain that has been affected. Symptoms may include memory loss, trouble finding the right words, or trouble with moods, trouble carrying out tasks.
Popularity: 1
Uterine subinvolution is more likely after multiple pregnancy's, especially if they are close together. However, this is also seen in first time mom's, too.
Popularity: 1
Patients with dementia will show a (typically) slow decline in several areas of mental functioning. Patients have impairments in thinking, memory, judgement and the ability to learn. Depending on the cause, dementia can occur at different rates. In some cases, mental functioning will deteriorate ov…
Popularity: 0
Answer You will need to find some sort of documentation regarding the policy. If not available, can you recall the life insurance co name? The old agents name or office? Start there. Of course you will need to be either the owner or beneficiary to get any info.
Popularity: 7
Aging is an unavoidable life process, but the impact of aging can be minimized by diet, exercise and supplements. Much of the aging process is caused by decreased glandular activity and declining levels of testosterone, DHEA, HGH and other "youth" hormones. Supplements and hormone treatments, combin…
Popularity: 34
Be grateful they do not remember you
Popularity: 13
Yes. It's called coprophagia and usually indicative of mental illness.
Popularity: 1
There are several diseases that cause dementia. Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's are just two of those.
Popularity: 0
My mother suffered from (undiagnosed) Narcissistic Personality Disorder. During the last years of her life she showed signs of Dementia. My step-mother (my father knew how to pick his women!!) has been, for her entire life, a full blown narcissist with all the traits of Narcissistic Personality Dis…
Popularity: 4
Dementia is a catch-all word for well, loss of the mental function, lit, out of the mind, De- Mentia. There are different types. Schizoaffective implies a sort of split personality and often violent mood shifts, secondary personalities ( i am not talking about the healthy kind manifested by writers …
Popularity: 1
It isn't
Popularity: 3
There are more than 342800 Australians living with dementia This number is expected to increase as the aged population increases.
Popularity: 1
Dementia is the loss of mental functioning; such as memory, reasoning and thinking that is severe enough to interfere with a person's day to day living. Some things many of us might do on the rare occasion, but in someone with dementia these things begin happening more frequently than is normal. Sy…
Popularity: 2
There are many forms of dementia, a category of diseases characterized by memory loss, cognitive impairment, and changes in personality or behavior. Types of dementia include cortical dementia, subcortical dementia, and multi-infarct dementia. Alzheimer's and Parkinson's are the most commonly known …
Popularity: 0
Yeah mate, Yeah it can! oriet bud is that all!
Popularity: 139
You don't 'get' dementia like you get a cold. There are many causes of dementia, Alzheimer's dementia being the most common. There is also vascular dementia that is caused by having a stroke due to high cholesterol/triglycerides. There is a genetic connection to dementia, so if you have a family me…
Popularity: 3
Alzheimer's is an advanced form of dementia, making Alzheimer's worse than dementia.
Popularity: 4
A link to the complete DSM-IV online is in the "related links" section below....(improving here...this link is broken and attempts to lead to a subscription site. I suggest using the DSM V which is online with revisions pending)
Popularity: 10
it can help lead the doctors to futher exam your brain
Popularity: 60
I am not a doctor but multi-infarct dementia would be when multiple spots of the brian have died causing the patient to fall into a series of dementia and other illnesses.
Popularity: 3
The difference is in the symptoms. Alzheimer Disease is a form of progressive dementia with its own syndrome and final results (death). Dementia in general refers to any progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging…
Popularity: 6
"The whole world [is] seized by insanity"
Popularity: 4
http://www.pcvalidation.com
Popularity: 1
Unfortunately yes, and it can either get worse over a long space of time or an extremely short space. In vascular dementia the person has a small stroke, which causes bleeding in a part of the brain. As time moves on the person will not be able to remember who you are, and you will have to approach …
Popularity: 115
When someone already believes something about the topic they are researching. This can influence their research to fit their beliefs and exclude research that they don't think is correct or worthy of inclusion. To be totally objective, which is the goal, people need to give up preconceived notions a…
Popularity: 3
How a family member requests a competency hearing (and what that is called) varies depending on where you live. If you need information specific to your state rather than just an example, please provide that information. If this is not in conjunction with a standing court case, such as pending cri…
Popularity: 4
You need to draw out what the cause of the memory loss is, this might make a big difference! Amongst the methods I have heard about are: Memory games - all games involving short term memory, for example identifying the location of playing cards when they have been turned over. Personal history -…
Popularity: 3
There is an organization called Dog Wish, Org. that trains dogs to work with dementia patients and also alert the caregiver. They do have a website at dogwish.org for more information
Popularity: 1
Try speaking with a family member or the persons primary care physician, he may have local support numbers you can contact. Notify the Department of Human Services (DHS) or local elder car ombudsmen - if the situation has risen to criminal, call local law enforcement. If the situation warrants, cal…
Popularity: 4
Electric & Musical Industries
Popularity: 3
No, unfortunately there is no actual cure for dementia however, you can recieve care to help you through any struggles you may have when dealing with any form or stage of it. DEMENTIA.. EASY TO CURE I am personal researcher on dementia(Alzeimer's). After a long research on it I came to decision that…
Popularity: 0
a forgetfullness diesease and it will become worse over time!
Popularity: 6
Yes it is. It is good for their brain.
Popularity: 1
when the muscles in your mouth do not work properly or lack of effort to pronounce words.
Popularity: 7
In the UK 750,000 people suffer from dementia.
Popularity: 4
Me. Me. Me. Me, oh sorry, have I already answered this?
Popularity: 2
This herb acts to enhance oxygen use and it improves memory, concentration and other things. It improves long distance vision and reverses damage to the retina. It is high in anti oxidants and strengthens the immune system.
Popularity: 0
We do not know what causes dementia, we only know that it becomes more common as people age.
Popularity: 3
Dementia is a horrible disease that causes you to forget things. It occurs in the brain.Aggressive Dementia is when the disease fights hard and gets worse faster often times at the ending (death) the person with Aggressive Dementia has very severe memory loss, more than a person with regular demetia…
Popularity: 4
Your question is unclear. We do not understand what you mean by "sensitivity." If you mean "are they naturally afraid of water," some people are. Since a person's oldest memories tend to be the last to go in cases of dementia, early adverse experiences with water could contribute to an aversion -- t…
Popularity: 2
There are very few people that have complete and total recall so in that sense anyone and everyone can suffer from memory loss. Memory loss is connected with the aging process but it can take many forms; short term, long term, the inability to overwrite exisiting memories. None of these by themselve…
Popularity: 0
A chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
Popularity: 4
French Physician Philippe Pinel in 1804. He used the term "demence" to describe the incoherent mental state of a female patient.
Popularity: 2
There are more than 80 different types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia and Frontal Temporal Dementia. Alzheimer's and Vascular Dementia are very similar in terms of the effects on the person who has them (at least until Alzheimer's progresses into later stages). FTD i…
Popularity: 1
About half the people with Parkinson's Disease end up with dementia. It is thought that Parkinson's Disease alone does not cause dementia, but other age related factors in addition to Parkinson's Disease may increase the chance of dementia developing.
Popularity: 4
It hurts.... alot. Imagine a 6'5 foot man,and he's heavy set and built and imagine him coming over to you with a bat and hits the side of your ribs as hard as he can.
Popularity: 2
So that you can be patient and sympathetic. It is very hard for these people becasue they no longer have all of their precious memories of their life and loved ones.
Popularity: 1
No dementia is hereditary which means it's DNA not THC smoke on brotha!
Popularity: 1
dont belive in this page cuz most of the time they give u the wrong answer
Popularity: 1
Not a doc...so here are some thoughts: This depends on what specialist or person made the diagnosis. A person suffering from low thyroid can have a form of dimentia known as Cretinism, but taking thyroid hormone will correct the problem if caught early enough. If an emergency doctor makes a diagnosi…
Popularity: 2
The answer depends on many different factors, including what's causing the dementia. For Alzheimer's, for example, factors include the age at diagnosis, severity of symptoms, and general health status. Nor is there a textbook progression to the disease; some people go downhill quickly after diagnosi…
Popularity: 134
no you just suck at math
Popularity: 1
Dementia is typically found in people who are aged 65+. This is the average age for it, but early onset dementia refers to dementia found in people as young as their 50s.
Popularity: 0
it's actually a stupid page
Popularity: 1
There is no evidence that Post Polis Syndrome can cause dementia, but PPS sufferers' can develop dementia which is non-related to PPS, such as Alzheimers' Disease.
Popularity: 1
No, he does not have either one. He is perfectly sane and of excellent mind and memory.
Popularity: 5
this is a most difficult job for anyone, if yoy are up for it, you will need a lot of patience and love.
Popularity: 2
Typically, dementia is seen as an elderly person's disorder. It generally affects those who are above age 65 or so. "Early onset" dementia refers to cases where people in their 50s or 60s are affected. There have been cases where people are diagnosed as young as their 30s but those are extraordinari…
Popularity: 1
Well, most senior dogs suffer from some form of CDS: Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, sometimes known as Old Dog Syndrome. It can cause some severe behavioral changes in your dog, such as frequent toilet incidents (weeing and pooping in the house), failing to come to you when called, not recognising …
Popularity: 4
We are not doctors here, you should go to the doctors office and get an exam.
Popularity: 2
I do believe surgery hastens dementia, especially in elderly who are already fragile and it may be that these patients have dementia prior to surgery and anaesthesia exacerbated the condition.
Popularity: 2
sure feels like it to me. dealing with a parent with dementia who looks ok on the outside but asks the same questions over and over again seems to suck the life out of me and puts my brain into a fog for several days afterwards.
Popularity: 0
You send her back to the personal care home. I've worked for years with ppl who has dementia and you need to understand that that is not your mother anymore, the way you knew her. Ppl with dementia can be mean, it's a part of the disease. Changing place to live always makes it worse too. She will…
Popularity: 1
Marijuana may actually prevent dementia, Alzheimer's (the most common form) in particular.
Popularity: 4
Dementia is a lostn of brain funtion rhat occurs with certain diseases. it affects memory,thinkinig,language,judgement,and behavior.
Popularity: 1
There is not much you can do. There is no right to see someone else's will before they die. There is no right to see a trust. You can consult a probate attorney in your area, but until your mother passes away, you have no right to the will.
Popularity: 0
It woudl have to be proven in a court of law that the person actually WAS suffering from dementia. If possible, then the agreement MIGHT be challenged.
Popularity: 4
Just because you get old does not mean you get dementia. As we get older the braincells die and the memory get worse but dementia is a disease just like Alzheimer is, but the two does not have the same symptoms or progress. It's always good to keep the brain busy as we get older and meeting other p…
Popularity: 7
Dementia only affects about 5% of people over the age of 65, and 20% of those over the age of 80.Another answer: Patients, their family, doctors, and society at large are affected by the effects of dementia. When a person experiences the development of dementia, they slowly lose their memory. First …
Popularity: 3
Unfortunately, sometimes this can happen. They get confused and even a little paranoid sometimes due to their illness. They may have forgotten where they put their money or exactly how much they had. Eventually, as the disease progresses they begin to forget who certain people are and this problem c…
Popularity: 129
some people who exhibit higher language skills as adolescents and young adults in their 20s are far less likely to develop dementia... but sometimes depends how ur grow up
Popularity: 4
This is something that you need to do NOW. If your brother still have his mental facilities then the easiest way to do this is to meet with a lawyer and your brother to draft the extent of your power of attorney.
Popularity: 1
NO. That's a stupid name!!! Do you want your daughter to be teased for her whole life?
Popularity: 1
Just because you get old does not mean you get dementia. As we get older the braincells die and the memory get worse but dementia is a disease just like Alzheimer is, but the two does not have the same symptoms or progress. It's always good to keep the brain busy as we get older and meeting other p…
Popularity: 1
One is tempted to make a smart-aleck remark here, but will only say that is an issue that should be discussed with the physician handling the particular case. She may well say that a drink or so a day will do not harm. Much depends on the medications the patient is taking. Alcohol is a powerful dru…
Popularity: 1
Demetia is a mental disorder, so I know it atleast affects your brain, but I don't know what else it affects. :)
Popularity: 5
Iodised salt (sodium chloride) contain iodine (as potassium/sodium iodide or potassium/sodium iodate). The concentration of iodine is 20 +/- 5 mg/kg. Iodised salt is recommended to avoid idiocy.
Popularity: 1
Yes, that would be considered spying.
Popularity: 1
Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. Symptoms include: Changed feeling (sensation) or perception Changed sleep patterns Change in sleep-wake cycle Insomnia Need for increased sleep Decrease in problem-solving skills and judgment Disorientation Confused about …
Popularity: 5
they are probably looking for alzheimersbut this probably fits other diagnoses
Popularity: 14
The patient was not cognizant of the cause of the fire because they forgot they had put the beans on before going to bed.
Popularity: 1
yes
Popularity: 1
This can happen due to physical or mental issues. For example, being in a car crash or suffering from Alzheimer's can cause these issues.
Popularity: 1
In order to follow Maslow's theory in hospitalized patients, each patient would receive a Palliative Care consult allowing for a discussion of the patient's pain management, spiritual care and psychological well being. with the patient and family. Including the patient's wishes and understanding of …
Popularity: 4