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Alcoholic dimentia symptoms ?

Alcoholic dimentia symptoms
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Confabulate: One of the manifestations is korsakoff psychosis, characterized by confabulation. ...Read more

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My sister has dimentia and cannot control her bladder. Is this normal?

My sister has dimentia and cannot control her bladder.  Is this normal?

Intellcutual decline: Dementia is characterized by decline in higher fn. Of brain-called cognitive dysfunction. Affects memory, judgement, reasosning , and behaviour. With progression of the disease people's association between things is lost. They may know they need to urinate- they may not tell , or they themselves may not know by themselves they need to. The care givers help with these activities at home , in a n.Home. ...Read more

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How are dimentia and alzheimer's different?

How are dimentia and alzheimer's different?

Many types...: There are many different types of dementia. Alzheimer's is one type of dementia. Some others include frontotemporal dementia, multi-infarct dementia, and lewy body dementia. ...Read more

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How are alzheimer's and dimentia different?

How are alzheimer's and dimentia different?

One is a subtype : Dementia is merely the term that has been used to describe any illness that causes a decline from a previously attained level of intellectual functioning that is sufficient to interfere with a person's social or occupational functioning; there are at least 6 causes of dementia; some are reversible and some are irreversible. Alzheimers is one such cause of dementia. ...Read more

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My mom has the dimentia systoms, she is vietmanese how is she get test for her problem?

My mom has the dimentia systoms, she is vietmanese how is she get test for her problem?

Dementia: This symptoms that suggest dementia are very serious. There are many types of dementia and also other illnesses with similar symptoms. It is best that you obtain medical attention for your mother and it would help if you find doctors that also understand her native tongue, so they are better able to evaluate her condition. ...Read more

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Can dimentia and Alzheimer's be linked to copd?

Can dimentia and Alzheimer's be linked to copd?

Not a cause, but: Both may have smoking in common, and the COPD is going to interact adversely with the dementia, unless under good control. Also, meds used for lung can cause cognitive issues. This is a situation for both pulmonologist and neurologist to work closely. ...Read more

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