Tag Archives: Dementia

Common OTC drugs can cause dementia

According to the latest statistics1 for 2019, 14% of Americans aged 71 or older have some form of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most severe and lethal form of dementia, affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans. Of those, 81% are over the age of 75, but approximately 200,000 are younger than 65. In all,… Read More »

Dementia: Having this unusual bladder symptom could mean you are at risk – do you have it?

There are more than 40,000 people under the age of 65 who have dementia and the most common causes of the disease include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia. Diagnosing dementia, and which type of dementia, is important as it ensures a person can get the right support and treatments plan for… Read More »

This Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Conditions There are 47 million people living with dementia worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While dementia and Alzheimer’s may be used interchangeably, there are important differences between them. Here’s what you need to know. Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Photographee.eu/Shutterstock First thing to know: How to tell the difference between dementia vs. Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia… Read More »