Dementia

FIBROMYALGIA and The Different Stages of Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia refers to a category of diseases that cause loss of memory and deterioration in other mental functions. Dementia occurs due to physical changes in the brain and is a progressive disease, meaning it gets worse over time. For some people, dementia progresses rapidly, while it takes years to reach an advanced …

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Drinking Too Much Alcohol May Increase Dementia Risk

Researchers say drinking is the number one preventable risk for dementia. However, there’s conflicting research on how much alcohol is too much. Alcohol and dementia may have a stronger connection than previously thought.The majority of early onset dementia cases are associated with alcohol use disorders or are alcohol-related, according to research recently published in The Lancet …

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s: What Are the Differences?

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease aren’t the same. Dementia is an overall term used to describe symptoms that impact memory, performance of daily activities, and communication abilities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease gets worse with time and affects memory, language, and thought. While younger people can develop dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, your risk increases …

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