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Living with Dementia

Dementia Causes

Causes and Types of Dementia

What Causes Dementia?
There are a number of diseases and conditions that can cause dementia.

For many people there is still the question “Why me?”

Dementia is not an inevitable consequence of ageing, but it is more common among older people. It occurs in all social classes and ethnic groups and can also affect… Causes and Types of Dementia   



Causes of the dementia syndrome

Many different disease states can produce the clinical syndrome of dementia. These can be divided into two groups:

  * Reversible
  * Irreversible

Reversible dementia syndrome

The term reversible or potentially/ partially reversible is used to define a cognitive disorder in which normal or nearly normal function may be restored. The potential… Causes of the dementia syndrome   



The difference between dementia, Alzheimer’s

Is there a difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?
Dementia is a generalized term used to refer to brain-related loss of memory, communication and daily skills that hamper a person’s ability to live independently. As dementia progresses, the person’s self care habits decline and there are definite mood and personality changes. Loss of… The difference between dementia, Alzheimer’s   



What is dementia?

structural changes1 - treatments for alzheimer's1 - frontal dementia1 - missing person1 - stages of atherosclerosis1 - alzheimer's32 - ptau1 - degenerative neurological disorder1 - presenile-onset disease1 - berrios2 - stroke risk factors1 - frontotemporal lobar degeneration4 - apoe genotype1 - parkinson's disease59 - alcohol consumption1 - emotional lability1 - degenerative brain disease1 - uncategorized1 - single-infarct dementia1 - voluntary exercise1 - mixed dementia1 - alpha-synuclein7 - gene therapy1 - parkinson's symptoms3 - high-dose chemotherapy1 - trouble sleeping1 - picks disease2 - american psychiatric association3 - alzheimer’s disease8 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 -