Vascular Dementia (Multi-Infarct Dementia)

About- Vascular dementia, also known as multi-infarct dementia (MID) and vascular cognitive impairment (VCI), is dementia caused by problems in the supply of blood to the brain

Symptoms-
 Confusion
 Concentration and memory problem
 Lack of analytical ability and decision taking capability
 Depression
 Restlessness and agitation
 Unsteady gait
 Urinary urgency
 Changes in sleep patterns
 Hallucinations
 Social withdrawal 

Causes-
Vascular dementia is caused by the damage of the brain's blood vessels, which reduces the supply of nutrition and oxygen to the brain.
Common Medical conditions that may lead to this disease are
 Stroke (infarction) blocking a brain artery

 Narrowed or chronically damaged brain blood vessels
 Atrial fibrillation
 Previous strokes
 Heart failure
 Cognitive decline prior to a stroke
 High blood pressure
 Diabetes
 Atherosclerosis 

Other risk factors

 Smoking

 Alcoholism
 A poor diet
 Lack of physical activity 

Specialists to visit

 Neurologist

 Psychiatrist
 Clinical Psychologist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.alz.org
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com

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