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: Doctors & Medic...

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is a problem related to the brain. So, it may require several types of doctors to diagnose, treat or manage dementia. They are listed below: [caption id="attachment_40" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=" "]Credit: flickr[/caption] Allopathic Physician - This doctor is ...

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 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 ...

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Dementia Diagnosis

Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a mental disorder often found in elder people aged over 65 years. The major symptoms of dementia include lapses of memory, difficulty in language, difficulty in doing things like bathing and picking up things, etc. In the case of dementia it is necessary to detect the disease early so that treatment can be started immediately.

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Diagnosis of dementia can be done with the help of medical history, some laboratory tests and physical examinations. Medical history includes obtaining medical information about the patient regarding the beginning and the gradual progression of symptoms and also finding out if any of the members of the family have in the past suffered from the disease.

The doctors may also look for signs in the patient like inability to use appropriate words to express things, unable to do common things like bathing and picking up things, unable to recognize objects and unable to think abstractly.


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Dementia Myths

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is a health condition that is actually an illness of the brain. It is not, as is generally believed, an illness where the brain stops functioning. Instead, ...

Dementia Support Services

Dementia & Alzheimer's Taking care of a Dementia sufferer brings a new challenge everyday. It is often difficult, and may sometimes seem overwhelming. You should know, however, that there are support ...

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