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Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

Dementia also called senility is a loss of mental functions that is severe enough to affect ones daily life and activities. Some of these functions are; inability to retain memory. Loss of language skills. The loss of visual perception (your ability to make sense of what you see). Inability to solve problem solving.

What Are The Risk of Dementia?

Aging - Most people with dementia are old persons. Aging is the biggest risk factor for dementia.

Smoking. 

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure

Excessive intake of alcohol

Family history of dementia

What Are The Symptoms of Dementia?

Forgetfulness

Personality change

Inability to control emotion

Becoming apathetic (not having interest in daily activities).

Once you notice any of the above symptoms, visit your doctor.

What Are The Treatments For Dementia?

Dementia have no cure. The treatments is to maintain mental function longer, manage behavioral symptoms, and slow down the symptoms of disease.

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