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Manchester United legend, Denis Law, diagnosed with ‘mixed dementia’

Dementia is a serious brain diseases, a progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Areas particularly affected include memory, attention, judgement, language and problem solving.

Scotland and Manchester United legend Denis Law has been diagnosed with this serious illness

Dennis Law is actually 81 now, he said he has Alzheimer's and vascular dementia. He is the latest former player to reveal he is suffering from the degenerative brain disease.

Sir Bobby Charlton, who was his former United team-mate, was diagnosed with the same medical condition last year.

According to what he said, he felt worried and exclaim of pain has been part of him for a while now because of his present condition.

This is what he said: "This will not be an easy journey especially for the people who love you the most,"

"I know the road ahead will be hard, demanding, painful and ever changing and so ask for understanding and patience.

"I recognise how my brain is deteriorating and how my memory evades me when I don't want it to and how this causes me distress in situations that are beyond my control.

"I do understand what is happening and that is why I want to address my situation now whilst I am able, because I know there will be days when I don't understand and I hate the thought of that right now."

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