Dementia – The most popular one is Alzheimer’s disease

Those with dementia are still people and they still have stories and they still have character and they are all individuals and they are all unique and they just need to be interacted with on a human level.
– By Carey Mulligan

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior.

Symptoms of dementia

Symptoms of dementia differ on the basis of its cause. However, some common symptoms of dementia are:
  • Memory loss
  • Problem in doing complicated or familiar tasks
  • Problem in planning and executing a task
  • Problem in communicating with others
  • Improper behavior
  • Mood swings
  • Loss of interest
  • Misplacing things

Types of dementia

  1. Alzheimer’s disease
  2. Vascular dementia
  3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  4. Mixed dementia
  5. Huntington’s disease
  6. Parkinson’s disease dementia
  7. Frontotemporal dementia
  8. Creutzfeldt-jakob disease
  9. Normal pressure Hydrocephalus
  10. Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Doctors offering best treatment for dementia and memory problems

Dr. Yalda Safai, MD, MPH Psychiatrist

Dr. Yalda Safai, MD, MPH

Language: English

Location: Zoom - Telepsych appointment

Years in Practice: 5+