What is Dementia?

Dementia is the loss of mental functions such as thinking, memory, and reasoning that is severe enough to interfere with a person's daily functioning. Dementia is not a disease itself, but rather a group of symptoms that are caused by various diseases or conditions.

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Hi I take care of my 88 yr old mother who had a UTI , they gave her cipro, but had to take her back to the er, the next dr said cipro wouldn't work...

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I presume an urine culture and sensitivity test has been done to help the doctor prescribe the correct antibiotic. It will not be possible for...

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If you have dementia and have a big intake of sugar at one sitting can it lead to aggressive behaviour? I have a family member who brings a whole...

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Large intake of sugar has been linked to aggressive behavior in both children and adults. There have been many studies to confirm this but...

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