Dementia is a general term that refers to a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory
Thinking skills, & cognitive abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life.
It is not a specific disease but rather a syndrome caused by various underlying conditions.
Dementia affects a person's ability to remember, reason, solve problems, communicate effectively, and carry out everyday tasks.
Some common types of dementia include:
This is the most common form of dementia, accounting for the majority of cases.
This type of dementia occurs when there is damage to the blood vessels that supply the brain.
Lewy body dementia:
Lewy bodies are abnormal protein deposits that develop in the brain.
This type of dementia is characterized by the progressive degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.
This term is used when a person has more than one type of dementia simultaneously.