How To Care For A Loved One With Dementia

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Dementia is a terrible condition that affects a shocking percentage of the population these days. Most people begin to show symptoms during the latter stages of their lives. However, the illness can affect anyone, and some reported cases occurred when patients were in their thirties and forties. Considering that, it’s about time everyone educated themselves … Read more

Scientists Say Major Breakthrough In Dementia Treatment Is Imminent

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Dementia, which affects the cognitive abilities of sufferers to the extent that they become unable to recognise what was once very familiar, is on the rise. Current estimates put the number of sufferers worldwide at around 44 million with a projected figure of 76 million by the year 2030. It is a daunting and terrifying … Read more

Dementia Focus – Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest form of dementia. Over the period of approximately 8 to 10 years Alzheimer’s disease gets progressively worse, effecting and impairing memory, speech, logic and behaviour. Stages of AD It occurs when two abnormal protein fragments called plaques and tangles accumulate in the brain and kill brain cells. … Read more