alzheimer's dementia

Can You Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a slowly progressive brain disease that begins before symptoms are apparent. Early symptoms include short-term memory loss, apathy, and depression. As the disease progresses, other symptoms can appear suchas impaired communication, poor judgment, disorientation and confusion, behavior changes, and difficulty with swallowing, speaking or walking. Many doctors believe that treatments for Alzheimer’s can …

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10 Different Types of Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a range of symptoms characterized by a decline in cognitive ability or memory, severe enough to disrupt a person’s ability to perform daily activities. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells that interferes with the ability of cells to communicate with each other, causing changes to …

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