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An Overview of Vascular Dementia

An Overview of Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia, but many may not be aware of what it is. The term refers to cognitive problems resulting from brain damage caused by impaired blood flow to the brain. Strokes are a common trigger for the development of vascular dementia, but it can also result
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Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Around 15% of people are vitamin B12 deficient. This nutrient is essential for overall health. It aids in important functions such as DNA creation, cellular function, and helping oxygen reach the body’s cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency can sometimes take years to diagnose, mainly because it’s not checked in regular blood work. It’s important to know
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The Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably. This leads to inaccurate thinking about both conditions. That, in turn, can lead to confusion when speaking with healthcare professionals about these disorders. Dementia refers to a group of brain disorders that affect mental function. Usual areas affected are emotional control, memory, and decision making among others.
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How to Know if One Needs Hearing Aids

How to Know if One Needs Hearing Aids

Some hearing loss is expected as we grow older. However, for some people, that hearing loss can interfere with everyday life. How does a person know when it’s time to get his or her hearing checked? The following are signs that a hearing check is in order: • Thinking that everyone sounds like they are
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Things to Know Before Buying Hearing Aids

Things to Know Before Buying Hearing Aids

With age comes new challenges. A common one being hearing loss. Hearing loss can lead to decreased quality of life. Hearing aids are often sought out to help improve the situation. However, there are some things to consider before buying them. • You may have to buy more than one: We hear with both of
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