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What Is Dementia? Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

DEMENTIA TREATMENT

There is no specific cure for dementia, the treatment itself depends on it cause, for example if we take Alzheimer disease, there is a treatment called aducanumab, which helps removing amyloid, one of the responsible of Alzheimer disease.
Fortunately, studies are in progress to finding other effective treatment and cures for dementia, with the help of funding and volunteers.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER

Let’s start by stating that dementia is a syndrome, and Alzheimer is a type of that syndrome.
Dementia is used as a general term encompassing symptoms that affect memory, communication abilities, and the performance of daily activities. Alzheimer on the other hand is the most popular type of dementia, that’s why people confuse dementia with Alzheimer.

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HOW TO PREVENT DEMENTIA

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is the best way to prevent dementia so far: healthy diet, quit smoking, exercising and go see a doctor if you notice something abnormal. However, age and genes are two factors that can’t be changed or treated.

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