The Different Types of Dementia These types of dementia often present themselves with very similar symptoms. Even trained physicians may have a trouble determining for certain which type of dementia a patient has, and some people experience multiple types of dementia concurrently, which is called “mixed dementia”.
An interesting article connecting autoimmune disease with dementia. A must read if you have any autoimmune disease. Elaine Moore Graves' Disease and Autoimmune Disease Education > Articles > Autoimmune Diseases > Autoimmune Causes of Dementia
Dementia is not a disease in itself, it is a collection of symptoms caused by disorders affecting the brain (like Alzheimer’s Disease). This article provides an overview of dementia and the most common causes of dementia.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. As the U.S. population ages, this condition will affect far more than the estimated 4.5 million Americans and their families who now struggle with it. Learn the facts about Alzheimer's disease from HealthyWomen's latest "Fast Facts" series: "Alzheimer's Disease & Your Health." Here, you'll find details about symptoms, resources and questions to ask your health care professional. #alzheimers
Dementia is a blanket or umbrella term that characterizes one of the primary clinical manifestations of several diseases or conditions; including Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) in the late stages, vascular dementia (VaD), Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD), & Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).