What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

August 27, 2017 Dementia, Mental Health Comments Off on What Is Dementia and How Does It Differ from Alzheimer’s?

It’s a broad or umbrella term because it refers to the process of deteriorating brain functioning. Dementia may include impaired thinking processes, memory, reasoning, communication, judgment and behavior.   Differences between Dementia and Alzheimer’s The main difference is that dementia is a broad term, while Alzheimer’s is a specific disease, which is the most widespread […]

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How to Diagnose Dementia?

August 26, 2017 Dementia Comments Off on How to Diagnose Dementia?

You may experience certain symptoms (for instance, forgetfulness, feeling distracted, problems with finding words, etc.) that make you suspect that you are suffering from dementia. Since different diseases have similar symptoms, it may be hard to diagnose which one you may have right away. You want to know how often you have thinking and memory […]

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