Dementia

Dementia – 7 Early Symptoms Of It!

By Dr Srikant Sharma, Psychiatry Dementia is a disorder of old age characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer’s disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail to…

Dementia – 7 Early Symptoms of You Should Not Ignore!

By Dr. Indranil Saha , Psychiatry Dementia is a disorder of old age characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer’s disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail…

Dementia – 4 Tips to Prevent It!!

By Dr Lakshmi Prabha , Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is…

Tips to Prevent Dementia

By Dr Milind Barhate , Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is the second…

7 Early Symptoms of Dementia

By Dr. Rahul Chandhok, Psychiatrist Dementia is a disorder of old age characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer’s disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail…

Depression can lead to dementia in elderly people

A study has revealed that elderly people who exhibit prominent signs of depression are at a high risk of developing dementia. These people may also experience the early symptoms of dementia, which includes the deterioration of at least two mental functions, like loss of memory and judgment. Senior citizens who…

New study says tooth loss may lead to cognitive impairment, dementia

We often pay less heed to loss of teeth, but preserving oral health and hygiene is equally important as it benefits us in the long run. A recent study claims that loss of teeth may increase the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in grown-ups. The findings revealed that people…