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  • virus and Alzheimer's

    Can Viruses Cause Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

    Although there are many types of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type. This condition affects about five million people in the United States alone, more around the world. Alzheimer’s is a chronic, progressive illness that is due to neuron loss. As a result, …

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    What are the Risk Factors for Dementia?

    Dementia is a complicated disease with a lot of unanswered questions. There is no treatment for this condition, and not an identified cause. Also, symptoms vary depending on the person afflicted, and by the type of dementia diagnosed. The most common type of dementia is …

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  • Alzheimers disease Los Angeles

    What is Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

    While we typically picture the elderly being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, this disease does not discriminate by age. While it is not common, individuals may be diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s as early as in their 40s and 50s. Most of time, Alzheimer’s symptoms present in those …

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  • Alzheimer's clinical trials

    What is Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, is a progressive, irreversible disorder that affects both mental and physical functions. About five million Americans are affected by this condition. Alzheimer’s is progressive, meaning that symptoms may start out mild, with random periods of memory loss, …

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  • Los Angeles dementia medication

    What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

    Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), also known as frontotemporal lobar degeneration and Pick’s disease, is a group of dementias that lead to behavioral and speech problems along with changes in personality. These issues are caused by changes in parts of the brain; the part that is affected determines the symptoms …

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    What is Parkinson’s Disease Dementia?

    Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a huge shock. This chronic, progressive disease affects movement and walking with symptoms getting worse with time. It causes tremors, stiffness of limbs and trunk, problems with coordination and balance and slows down movement. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation …

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  • dementia treatment Los Angeles

    Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

    Signs of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia may be so subtle that it can take years to really notice them. The typical dementia symptoms of memory problems as well as the inability to think properly are commonly thought to affect the elderly, so when these signs present, …

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  • Louie body dementia

    What are Lewy Body Dementia Symptoms?

    Lewy body dementia (LBD),  often incorrectly termed Louie body dementia, is a progressive type of dementia, and the second most prevalent type after Alzheimer’s disease. This condition affects 1.4 million people in the United States alone, reports the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). Because there are …

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  • dementia types

    What are Popular Types of Dementia? (Part 2)

    Types of dementia, including Alzheimer disease, are a fairly recent understanding. Previously, older people were just considered to be affected with senility. However, nowadays doctors recognize that mental decline is not just attributed to old age, but to brain disorders. Although symptoms of dementia may …

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  • Alzheimer disease Los Angeles

    Living With Early Onset Dementia

    Dementia only affects the older population; right? Wrong! Dementia does not discriminate by age, and anyone of any age can be diagnosed with this condition. Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia, which actually consists of several different types, such as vascular dementia, …

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