Understanding Dementia

Memory is the main mental function impacted by dementia, but it is necessary to distinguish it from other types of dementia. One of the specific types of dementia is primary progressive aphasia (problems with language), but the most common is the Alzheimer's, explains Dr. Paul Damski, Neurologist with Baptist Health Neuroscience Center. He says he doesn’t make diagnosis of dementia until someone has a loss function.

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