About- Dementia is a group of symptoms that can affect thinking, memory, reasoning, personality, mood, and behavior.

 Communication Problem
 Coordination problem
 Decreased problem solving abilities
 Memory loss
 Mood swings
 Personality changes
 Sleeping pattern change
Causes and Risk factors-

Dementia involves damage of nerve cells in the brain, which may occur due to
 Alzheimer's disease
 Brain tumors
 Certain types of hydrocephalus
 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
 Dementia with Lewy bodies
 Exposure to heavy metals, such as lead, and other poisons, such as pesticides
 Frontotemporal lobar dementia
 High blood pressure (hypertension)
 High cholesterol
 Huntington's disease
 Long term drug or alcohol use
 Multiple strokes
 Nutritional deficiencies
 Parkinson's disease
 Side effects of medications
 Sleep apnea
 Subdural hematomas
 Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
 Vascular dementia

Specialists to Visit -

 Clinical Psychologist

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