These are some of the warning signs of dementia

These are some of the warning signs of dementia

| Written by Dr. Regina Asihene | The term dementia simply means significant memory loss.  There are several causes that lead to memory loss that is added to describe dementia: Alzheimer's dementia—due to age Amyloid plaques and tangled fibers build up in brain and there is a loss of connection between nerve cells Vascular dementia—due to strokes It is caused from damage to the vessels that supply blood to the brain Lewy body dementia Abnormal protein deposits in the brain, called Lewy bodies, affect brain chemistry and lead to problems with behavior, mood, movement and thinking Frontotemporal disorders—due to degenerative damage to the brains frontal and temporal lobes It happens in people under age 65. Symptoms might include apathy, difficulty communicating, walking or working, emotional changes and impulsive or inappropriate behaviors. Alcohol induced dementia Parkinson's induced dementia Here are some of the warning signs that a person may have dementia: Difficulty with everyday tasks Everyone makes mistakes, but people with dementia have...
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