Dementia symptoms: Are you at risk? Risk factors of developing vascular dementia REVEALED

DEMENTIA symptoms can affect people differently depending on what part of the brain has been damaged and what type of dementia a person has. Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia - but what are the symptoms and risk factors associated with this type of dementia?

Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease, affecting around 150,000 people in the UK, according to the NHS. This type of dementia is caused by a reduced blood flow to the brain, which damages and eventually kills the brain cells. But who’s most at risk of this happening? The Mayo Clinic lists nine risk factors of vascular dementia.

Like other types of dementia, getting older can be a risk factor.

Mayo Clinic advises:...
source: Express

2019-08-13 23:32
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