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What are symptoms of vascular dementia?

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Dr. Isaac Vielma
Family Medicine
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Vascular dementia is caused by poor circulation to parts of the brain caused by ongoing "mini-strokes" that occur. Alzheimer's dementia is a chronic gradual decline, whereas vascular dementia can have sudden decreases in physical and cognitive functioning.
Like walking down the stairs. They may be stable, sharp decline, stable, sharp decline etc.

In brief: Step down process

Vascular dementia is caused by poor circulation to parts of the brain caused by ongoing "mini-strokes" that occur. Alzheimer's dementia is a chronic gradual decline, whereas vascular dementia can have sudden decreases in physical and cognitive functioning.
Like walking down the stairs. They may be stable, sharp decline, stable, sharp decline etc.
Dr. Isaac Vielma
Dr. Isaac Vielma
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

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The symptoms include significant difficulty learning new information or recalling previously learned information.
In addition, they can have problems with language, problems moving, difficulty recognizing or naming objects, and all sorts of problems with what is called "executive functioning" (planning, organizing, etc.). All these changes represent a big decline from previous functioning.

In brief: Can include more but

The symptoms include significant difficulty learning new information or recalling previously learned information.
In addition, they can have problems with language, problems moving, difficulty recognizing or naming objects, and all sorts of problems with what is called "executive functioning" (planning, organizing, etc.). All these changes represent a big decline from previous functioning.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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