Dementia is a chronic, global, usually irreversible deterioration of cognition. The diagnosis is made clinically; Laboratory tests and imaging techniques are commonly used to identify treatable causes. Treatment is supportive. Cholinesterase inhibitors can sometimes temporarily improve cognitive function. A dementia can occur at any age, but it applies more frequently elderly patients. It causes more than half of nursing home admissions. Dementia is a chronic, global, usually irreversible deterioration of…

September 3, 2018

What is Dementia – Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a combination of a wide range of symptoms that affect a persons mental capacity enough to where it interferes with there daily life. One common  sign is memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of  dementia. Dementia is a term that describes  symptoms that are associated with decline in thinking skills. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60%  to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular Dementia…

November 24, 2014

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s diseases is a neuro-degenerative disease that often occurs in people over the the age of 65. Dementia is responsible for 60% or the cases of Alzheimer’s disease.  Dementia is a group of symptoms that cause loss of mental and cognitive skills, such as motor skills, intellectual functions.There symptoms of Alzheimer’s are decreased cognitive performance and reduced ability to carrying on daily activities, affecting a persons memory, thinking, speech and language skills….

November 20, 2014