Dementia Diagnosis & Treatment

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Dementia diagnosis is very tricky. Determining the type is most challenging. For dementia diagnosis, there has to be impairment in at least two core mental functions that interferes with the daily living. These include language skills, ability to focus, memory, ability to pay attention, visual perception, ability to reason & problem solving capability. Dementia Diagnosis As part of dementia diagnosis, your doc will check your symptoms and medical history. Doctor will then conduct a physica...
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Dementia – Overview, Symptoms & Causes

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Dementia doesn't refer to any particular disease. Instead it refers to a group of symptoms that affects thinking, memory and social abilities which are severe enough to interfere with daily activities. Generally dementia involves memory loss. But there are different causes for memory loss. So if you experience only memory loss, it doesn't mean you have this condition. In older adults, the most common cause of progressive dementia is the Alzheimer's disease. But there are also other causes for th...
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Dancing has an anti-aging effect on the brain

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Hippocampus is the part of the brain that controls our memory, balance and learning. Physical exercise has an anti-aging effect on this part of our brain. Comparing the different forms of exercise like dancing and endurance training, a new study on elderly volunteers for 18 months shows that both of them have anti-aging effect on brain. But a noticeable difference in behavior was only due to dancing. The difference in behavior may be due to the extra challenges of learning the dancing routines. ...
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