Frontotemporal Dementia

About- Frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal degeneration is a group of disorders that result from progressive nerve cell damage in the brain's frontal lobes (the areas behind the forehead) or its temporal lobes (the regions behind the ears).
 
Symptoms-
Common behavioral symptoms
Frontotemporal dementia Becoming very obsessive
Frontotemporal dementia Changes in eating habits
Frontotemporal dementia Ignore personal hygiene and care
Frontotemporal dementia Inappropriate actions
Frontotemporal dementia Judgmental problem
Frontotemporal dementia Lack of empathy
Frontotemporal dementia Lack of interest in activities
Frontotemporal dementia Lack of self-consciousness or self-discipline
Frontotemporal dementia Loss of understanding and other interpersonal skills
Frontotemporal dementia Repetitive compulsive behavior
 
Language-related symptoms
Frontotemporal dementia Difficulty speaking
Frontotemporal dementia Difficulty with social interactions
Frontotemporal dementia Loss of reading and writing skills
Frontotemporal dementia Problems with grammar and sentence construction
Frontotemporal dementia Speech recognition problem
 
Movement-related symptoms
Frontotemporal dementia Balance disorder
Frontotemporal dementia Coordination Problem
Frontotemporal dementia Difficulty swallowing
Frontotemporal dementia Essential Tremor
Frontotemporal dementia Muscle spasms
Frontotemporal dementia Muscle weakness
Frontotemporal dementia Rigidity
Frontotemporal dementia Walking difficulties
Frontotemporal dementia Weakness in the arms and legs
 
Causes-

Frontotemporal dementia occurs due to abnormal proteins build up in the brain, which leads to the death of brain cells and deterioration and shrinkage (atrophy) of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.
 
Specialists to visit
Neurologist Clinical Psychologist

Neurologist Neurologist
Neurologist Psychiatrist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.dementia.org.au
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.alz.org

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