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  1. Dementia

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    Dementia, It shows that the age-specific dementia incidence is declining. However, the number of people with dementia in England and Wales is likely to increase by 57% from ...

  2. Treatments for dementia

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    Treatments for dementia, A type of dementia where abnormal proteins called Lewy bodies are found in the brain. Dementia with Parkinson's disease . Frontotemporal demen...

  3. Lewy Body Dementia

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    Lewy Body Dementia, You may have come across information describing some of the common symptoms of early stage dementia . Memory problems are not always the main symptoms of the ons...

  4. Memory Loss and Dementia

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    Memory Loss and Dementia, So, doing things such as reading regularly, quizzes, crosswords, memorising plays or poetry, learning new skills, etc, may help to keep your memory in good shape. ...

  5. Vascular Dementia

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    Vascular Dementia, Synonym: vascular cognitive impairment See related separate articles Dementia, Supporting the Family of People with Dementia and Alzheimer'...

  6. Frontotemporal Dementia

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    Frontotemporal Dementia, Synonyms: Pick complex, Pick's dementia, Pick's disease See separate related article Dementia . This is a progressive dementia, f...

  7. Supporting the Family of People with Dementia

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    Supporting the Family of People with Dementia, See the separate article Dementia for further information about the condition itself. Definition  "Dementia ...

  8. Dementia with Lewy Bodies

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    Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Standard informant interviews may help improve sensitivity (eg, the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) . [ 6 ] Differentia...

  9. Atheroma

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    Vascular dementia Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer's disease.

  10. Alzheimer's Disease

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    Normal ageing Other forms of dementia - see separate article  Dementia . There is often significant overlap. Normal pressure hydrocephalus . , alzheimer's disease...

  11. Charles Bonnet Syndrome

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    Conditions capable of producing complicated visual hallucinations, often with colour and dramatic appearance: Dementia , particularly Lewy body dementia . Lewy body demen...

  12. Screening for Cognitive Impairment

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    See separate Dementia and Supporting the Family of People with Dementia  articles. The rest of this article deals with the screening tests that can be used to detect cogni...

  13. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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    Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration. Dementia with Lewy bodies . Dementia in motor neurone disease. EEG in dementia and encephalopathy.

  14. Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy

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    Cognitive deficits were seen in 59%, migraine in 38%, psychiatric symptoms in 30% and epilepsy in 10%. Dementia may start as early as age 35 and, by age 45, over 50% have features of ...

  15. Mild Cognitive Impairment

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    The following list is far from all-inclusive: MCI is common in patients with Parkinson's disease and frequently progresses to dementia. [ 10 ] Dementia with Lewy bod...

  16. Charles Bonnet Syndrome

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    Impaired conscious level. Dementia (particularly Lewy body dementia). [ 8 ] Intoxication. Metabolic abnormalities.

  17. Weight Loss (Unintentional)

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    Examples include coeliac disease , Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis . Dementia People in the early stages of dementia may appear to get by reasonably well but, ...

  18. Safeguarding Adults

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    They may appear to be symptoms of dementia or signs of the elderly person's frailty. Examples of adult abuse include: General signs of abuse Frequent arguments between the care...

  19. 5:2 Diet

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    The proposed health effects of the 5:2 diet include weight loss, improvement in life expectancy, protection against certain cancers and protection against dementia. However, the evidence supp...

  20. Parkinson's Disease

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    However, if you have PD you have an increased risk of developing dementia. About half of people with PD develop dementia at some stage. If dementia occurs, it tends to devel...