Types

Alcohol is linked to the development of two types of dementia: alcohol-induced dementia and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. There is disagreement as to whether these diseases... Read This Article
In the last decade we’ve begun to hear more about the
 long-term effects of concussions and head injuries on athletes. With the
 startling increase of erratic and... Read This Article
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a brain disorder characterized by the introduction and spread of incorrectly folded proteins, causes a degeneration of brain capacity, and... Read This Article
If you are noticing unusual cognitive changes in a loved one, it is important to investigate all of the options, especially because some types of dementia are very... Read This Article
Two different kinds of dementia exist: Degenerative (most notably Alzheimer’s disease), and non-degenerative. Non-degenerative forms of dementia can originate from... Read This Article
The development of dementia is not limited to the elderly. There are a number of infections that affect the brain, as well as immune disorders that incite reactions in the... Read This Article
Eating an imbalanced diet can lead to a plethora of health-related problems, but few realize that certain nutritional deficiencies can lead to the onset and development of... Read This Article
 If you suspect that a loved one’s cognitive abilities are on the decline, it is important to understand the types and causes of dementia, in order to find the best... Read This Article
Dementia is an umbrella term that describes negative changes in cognitive functioning that may be the result of a number of potential factors.  Unintentional poisoning,... Read This Article
Dementia Pugilistica is a form of dementia that poses a serious long-term threat to individuals involved in contact-heavy sports, or who have sustained multiple concussions... Read This Article
Dementia.org

Dementia is a decline of mental abilities such as thinking, reasoning, and memory. Dementia usually occurs in older age; it is rare under the age of 60. It is serious enough to diminish everday life.