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In Health

What is dementia?

Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function due todamage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected fromnormal aging. Particularly affected areas may (MORE)
In Health

What are symptoms of dementia?

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 (MORE)

How do you get dementia?

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 (MORE)

How does dementia spread?

Dementia does not spread. Much like our brain grows from the time we are born it begins to deteriorate when we get closer to death. Some deteriorate faster than others. This c (MORE)

When do people get dementia?

Most often, dementia begins in the elderly (aged 65+). It is possible to have symptoms of dementia at younger ages though, in your middle ages. For more information on dementi (MORE)

What is luisbody dementia?

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is a progressive brain disease that is often mistaken for Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, as they are very similar. The earliest symptoms of LBD d (MORE)