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Sure Signs You're Getting Dementia, According to Science

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Several studies have found that happiness comes with age—older people report greater emotional well-being and more personal satisfaction and security. At the same time, aging comes with its share of worries, particularly health issues. For many, chief among those age-related concerns is dementia , a progressive cognitive decline that's becoming more common as more of us live longer. It's important to recognize the signs of dementia and seek treatment early, to slow its progression or correct cognition issues if possible. Read on for 7 things you need to know to keep yourself sound of mind— and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID . 1 What is Dementia? "Dementia is a general term that includes different types, such as Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Parkinson's dementia, and Lewy body dementia," says Gerdie Jean-Smith, MD , a board-certified geriatrician based in Florida

Sure Signs You're Getting Dementia, According to Doctors

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You might think of Alzheimer's disease as the affliction that makes you forgetful and confused, killing your spirit. But it can also kill you, period. "Dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities severely enough to interfere with your daily life. It isn't a specific disease, but several different diseases may cause dementia," says the Mayo Clinic . That's why discovering the cause is so important. Read on to hear what's needed to save lives, and to ensure your health and the health of others , don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . 1 What is Alzheimer's Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is the sixth leading cause of death for adults in America per the CDC and impacts more than a million people. And unlike other diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, death rates of Alzheimer's are increasing with time. There is no cure for Alzh

Sure Signs You're Getting Dementia, According to Science

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Several studies have found that happiness comes with age—older people report greater emotional well-being and more personal satisfaction and security. At the same time, aging comes with its share of worries, particularly health issues. For many, chief among those age-related concerns is dementia , a progressive cognitive decline that's becoming more common as more of us live longer. It's important to recognize the signs of dementia and seek treatment early, to slow its progression or correct cognition issues if possible. Read on for 7 things you need to know to keep yourself sound of mind— and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . 1 What is Dementia? "Dementia is a general term that includes different types, such as Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Parkinson's dementia, and Lewy body dementia," says Gerdie Jean-Smith, MD , a board-certified ger