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What is Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)?

By Team Beller / February 10, 2019

About 60,000 Americans have Frontotemporal dementia (FTD).  What is Frontotemporal Dementia FTD? Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) results from frontal lobes and temporal progressive degeneration. Temporal, insular and frontal damage causes emotional instability, problem solving deterioration, erratic and inappropriate behavior. This also attacks one’s language skills. Three major frontotemporal dementia typesBehavior variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD).Semantic variant primary progressive […]

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What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)?

By Team Beller / February 10, 2019

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is one of the three most prevalent forms of dementia, inflicting over 1.3 million Americans. What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)? Lewy body dementia (LBD) results when Lewy body protein (alpha-synucleins) cumulates in brain cells. As with protein associated with other dementias, researchers believe alpha-synucleins serve an important purpose until they stockpile […]

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15 Types of Dementia

By Team Beller / February 9, 2019

15 DEMENTIA TYPESAlthough dementia strikes 1 of 6 Americans, and 1 of 3 seniors worldwide, the medical condition remains misunderstood. Did you know there are 15 dementias? 15 DEMENTIA TYPESLewy Body Dementia1. Dementia with Lewy bodies/DLB2. Parkinson’s disease dementia/PDDVascular Dementia3. Post-Stroke Dementia4. Multi-Infarct Dementia5. Binswanger DiseaseFrontotemporal Dementia6. Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia7. Primary Progressive AphasiaOther Dementias8. Alzheimer’s […]

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What is Dementia?

By Team Beller / February 6, 2019

Dementia strikes 1 of 6 Americans, and 1 of 3 seniors worldwide, but one of the most frequent questions: “What is dementia?” Dementia is not a disease but a medical disorder defined by cognitive decline, impaired thinking, and memory loss. People experience dramatic personality changes, emotional outbursts, and declining organizational skills. Some dementia versions attack language skills. […]

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