Family & Relationships: Knowledge: What is the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia?

Mixed dementia 'more common in older age groups' - what is it? Symptoms to spot

  Mixed dementia 'more common in older age groups' - what is it? Symptoms to spot WITH a growing ageing population in the UK it is expected that in the next two decades there will be around 1.6 million people living with dementia. It is actually a syndrome and refers to a group of diseases that includes Alzheimer's and vascular dementia. However, some people can live with a combination of these diseases rather than just one.The most prevalent type of mixed dementia is Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.

The terms Alzheimer's and dementia are often used as synonymous. In fact, Alzheimer's is a form of dementia (Latin Demen "without Spirit"). The disease is divided into primary and secondary forms. Alzheimer belongs to the group of primary dementia and is not curable.

  Wissen: Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Alzheimer und Demenz? © Science Photo Library - Pasieka / Gettyimages Dementia and Alzheimer's: The most important thing shortly the terms dementia and Alzheimer's are often used as synonymous. Alzheimer's is a form of dementia, while dementia is the generic term of the brain disease. Dementia diseases are divided into primary and secondary dementia. Alzheimer's is part of the primary form, which is a large part of all dementia. Alzheimer's and dementia mostly occur in old age. Much of those affected are female. Especially after the menopause, many women fall ill.

Dementia: The social activity linked to a reduced risk of 'multiple types of dementia' .
DEMENTIA cases are set to skyrocket in the coming decades. Despite the startling prediction, there are ways to lower your risk. Research has identified a relaxing activity that could lower your chances of multiple dementia types. What's more, expert shares that just minutes spent this way can have "beneficial effects".Although certain risk factors like your age are non-negotiable, others could be easily switched up.

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