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Types of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and Parkinson’s disease

Dementia is an umbrella term referring to cognitive decline. There isn’t just one type of dementia, and knowing which type a person has can help aid in treatment. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, but it is … The post Types of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and Parkinson’s disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
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