Tag Archives: Dementia

Dementia symptoms: Early signs of one of the most common types – vascular dementia

Vascular dementia is estimated to affect around 150,000 people in the UK. It’s one of the most common types of dementia alongside Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and Lewy body dementia, and is caused by a reduced blood flow to the brain. Dementia is a term used to describe all these different types. But while all… Read More »

Healthy living lowers chances of dementia even if genetic risk is high

Eating well can help lower the risk of dementiaDreamer Company/Getty By Adam Vaughan Pursuing a healthier lifestyle reduces your chance of developing dementia whatever your genetic risk of being affected by the condition, according to new research. “In a sense we [already] knew what is good for the heart seems to be good for the… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: Elderly people worried they could have Alzheimer’s should do THIS test

Dementia tends to affect elderly people – the four main types are Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, lewy body dementia and frontotemporal dementia. Some of the most common symptoms of the condition include memory loss, difficulty concentrating and being confused about time and place. But pensioners often wrongly blame dementia for not being able to remember… Read More »