Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Wernicke Disease

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a brain disorder due to thiamine deficiency.

Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome are believed to be two stages of the same condition.

Wernicke’s encephalopathy is caused by damaging changes in the brain, usually due to a lack of vitamin B1 (thiamine).

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome   

Alzheimer’s Disease

department of psychiatry and psychotherapy1 - gum disease1 - memory7 - significant memory loss1 - language impairment1 - sleep1 - aggression or irritability1 - atherosclerotic plaques2 - sunflower oil1 - neuronal activity1 - mayo clinic1 - treatment for alzheimer's1 - artery-clogging process1 - benadryl1 - behavioral signs1 - physical weakness1 - alzheimer's brain1 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - slower overall movement1 - cognitive processes2 - presenile-onset disease1 - social withdrawal1 - american academy of neurology3 - hydrocephalus1 - coronary artery1 - amyloid-beta plaque1 - dopamine6 - management of dementia1 - sahlgrenska academy1 - early-onset familial ad1 -