What is the real cause of dementia?
Dementia is caused by damage to or loss of nerve cells and their connections in the brain. Depending on the area of the brain that’s damaged, dementia can affect people differently and cause different symptoms.
What happens to the brain of a person with dementia?
In Alzheimer’s disease, as neurons are injured and die throughout the brain, connections between networks of neurons may break down, and many brain regions begin to shrink. By the final stages of Alzheimer’s, this process—called brain atrophy—is widespread, causing significant loss of brain volume.
Does someone with dementia know they have it?
Families often ask “are dementia patients aware of their condition?” In some cases, the short answer is no, they’re not aware they have dementia or Alzheimer’s.
- What is the real cause of dementia?
- What happens to the brain of a person with dementia?
- Does someone with dementia know they have it?
- What is the most common cause of death in dementia patients?
- What is the lifespan of a person with dementia?
- What does the Bible say about dementia?
- How long does dementia last before death?
- What part of the brain is damaged with dementia?
- What part of the brain controls dementia?
- What part of the brain is affected by vascular dementia?
- Can dementia be seen on MRI?
- What should you not do with dementia?
- What therapy is best for dementia?
- What is the 30 question test for dementia?
- What is the five word test?
- What is the 3 word memory test?
- What is the clock test for dementia?
- Why can’t people with dementia draw a clock face?
- What is one of the first signs of cognitive decline?
- What does the beginning of dementia feel like?