What is the Difference Between Alzheimers and Dementia?

Dementia is a broad category of degenerative diseases characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function in more than one of the following areas: (Recent memory). (Aphasia) Speech change. Apraxia) Inability to perform motor tasks despite normal muscle strength. (Agnosia) Inability to comprehend sensory information, i.e., vision. (Executive function) Planning, organization, sequencing, abstracting. Loss of recent memory is the initial symptom in Alzheimer’s disease but memory loss alone is not adequate to make the diagnosis which requires difficulty in at least one of the other domains. Alzheimer’s disease is the…

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