Dementia & Alzheimer’s Guide

Untreatable Dementia

Precautions and Treatment of Dementia People suffering from Dementia develop a mental block resulting in severe memory loss and other related symptoms of the disorder. Dementia is caused by a damage to the brain cells. And it is true that once ...

Dementia & Alzheimer̵...

Alzheimer's Disease: Cause of Dementia Dementia is a condition that is depicted with a loss of mental functions in some areas including memory, judgment, language, visual and spatial abilities. It is a serious health condition that alters the patient's way of ...

Dementia Help

Help for Dementia Patients Having a disease can really be difficult. One has to undergo several treatments and medications just to alleviate the pain and suffering brought about by the condition. But it must be much more difficult if the patient's ...

Types Of Dementia

Dementia: Different Classification & Unusual Forms Generally, Dementia is a condition of memory loss. People who have Dementia often realize the symptoms of the condition only during its middle stages. There are different kinds or groups of Dementia. Several diseases are ...

Dementia Facts

Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Dementia

1. Dementia is a disorder of the brain where the person who contracts the disease loses brain cells more often than regular people. It is NOT a sign that your brain is dying and is generally associated with fewer symptoms in the beginning, then progressing to more problems later on.

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2. Dementia can be treated IF detected early. Contrary to general belief, there is a medicine that can slow the process of Dementia symptoms.

3. Dementia can be cured only if detected early. So be sure to treat every sign of forgetfulness very seriously.

4. Dementia is NOT a sign of old age. Any person can contract it, though scientists are not very clear as how it is caused.

5. If a family member has Dementia, you are NOT the next person in line to get it. This disease can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

6. Aluminum cans DO NOT cause Dementia. Scientists are yet to find a connection between the two, and drinking from aluminum cans will NOT give you Dementia.

7. Until now, FDA has approved mainly one Dementia-curing, or Dementia-relieving drug, which is Memantine. This drug has been proven to slow down Dementia effects and can be useful in almost all stages.

8. Though older people usually have a worse memory than younger people, they have a working memory. So, if a person experiences memory problems in any field, it is not necessarily due to age. So, every problem should be treated very carefully.

9. Though a person may not remember the names of people they frequently meet they will still value persons. So, during Dementia, visits should be scheduled.

10. It has been PROVED that affection and patience can cure a person with Dementia. So, if a loved one has Dementia, faster recovery can be achieved if they stays at home.

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