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Major Signs You May Have Dementia, According to Experts

Dementia is a disorder that affects more than 55 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization . "It is unclear why dementia affects so many people. Unfortunately dementia is a degenerative process and patients can develop dementia with advancing age," says  Dr. Parham Yashar, MD FACS FAANS Board Certified Neurosurgeon at Dignity Health Northridge Hospital . It's caused when brain cells are damaged, which prevents the brain cells from communicating with each other. As a result, memory, thinking and behavior can be affected. There's several signs that indicate someone has dementia and Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with Dr. Yashar and the Alzheimer's Association who explained the symptoms to watch out for. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID . 1 Forgetfulness According to Dr. Yashar, "The biggest complaint that patients do experience w