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Dementia Community

Dementia is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain. While memory loss is a common symptom of dementia, memory loss by itself does not mean that a person has dementia. The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Dementia patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. Topics in the community include: causes, clinical trials, complications, family issues, living with Dementia, prognosis, research, surgery, treatments.
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I have results of my mom's MRI. Can anyone help breakdown the terminology? Mild diffuse atrophy nonspecific with White matter ischemic ch...
My Mum is a fit 91 year old awaiting MRI tests for short term memory loss. She is on levothyroxine and I am wondering if it is a lack of...
My brother had Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome about 1-1/2 years ago. He had damage to his eye, partial face paralysis and hearing loss. It is my un...
Spouse, age 93, dx'd w/dementia 7/2014 by psychol; other med probls: chf, gout, spinal stenosis, deaf, hbp (controlled). Currently somet...
My mum has been diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) & I was wondering if anyone else has experience with this form of dementia? ...
My mom has dementia, some type that makes the patient very aggressive and physically abusive. She is also verbally and emotionally abus...
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