Monday, January 2, 2012

About Alzheimer's Disease: Is It Alzheimer's or a Different Kind of Dementia?

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From Esther Heerema, your Guide to Alzheimer's Disease
While Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, there are several other diseases that affect the brain. I've chosen to highlight a few of those today. Also, you may have made a few New Year's resolutions. Did any of those include exercising your brain? If so, see these 12 fun ways to stay mentally fit. Wishing you great joy in 2012!

What Is Frontotemporal Dementia?
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a type of dementia that has often been called Pick's disease. It encompasses a group of related frontotemporal dementia disorders that affect behavior, emotions, communication and cognition...Read more

What Is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a condition caused by abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (fluid typically found in the spinal cord and brain) building up in the brain. Hydrocephalus, in fact, means "water on the brain." Read more

What Is Huntington's Disease?
Huntington's disease is a progressive type of dementia that is passed on genetically from parents to children. In HD, the person's brain cells begin to break down and deteriorate, causing physical, cognitive and emotional problems. Classic symptoms include dementia, uncontrollable writhing movements and... Read more

Is It Alzheimer's or Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
Have you or a loved one experienced these signs of Alzheimer's recently?

While you could be experiencing these symptoms due to Alzheimer's or another dementia, it's also possible that your symptoms could be related to low levels of vitamin B12. Read more


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