Thursday, March 31, 2011

Causes of dementia symptoms

In addition, issues such as brain tumours, which grow wildy and block the cardiovascular system from delivering oxygen to the brain.

The front of the brain, the farthest from the brain stem, is where we process higher thinking skills. This is why the big signs of dementia symptoms include processing of abstract thinking skills such as math and memory.
The Alzheimer Society of the UK has a great explanation: What is Alzheimer's disease?
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. This factsheet outlines the symptoms and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, and describes what treatments are currently available.

For a simple book for children, try reading What's Happening to Grandpa? It's by Maria Shriver. Read the first page

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