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Which is deadlier, vascular dementia or alzheimers?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

A large stroke can lead to vascular dementia and if you had one stroke you are at high risk of having another. Alzheimer's has a more predictable progression in general but everyone is unique so generalizations are difficult.

In brief: Depends

A large stroke can lead to vascular dementia and if you had one stroke you are at high risk of having another. Alzheimer's has a more predictable progression in general but everyone is unique so generalizations are difficult.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Dementia

Either, depending on the cause, duration and severity.

In brief: Dementia

Either, depending on the cause, duration and severity.
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