Often misdiagnosed, FTD progresses differently from Alzheimer's but may show similar symptoms. What are its common signs? Read more.

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What causes dementia ? This is How Your Brain Ages infographic Negative Risk factors: stress, hypertension Positive Impact: exercise, rest, general health, education

Dementia is a slow-progressing, mysterious disease that has puzzled physicians, geriatricians, and neurologists for decades. But today, modern technology and improved research methods allow scientists to peer into the brain and body like never before, uncovering mechanisms that contribute to risk for developing dementia.

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8 Ways to Clear a Stuffy Nose: Breathe Better http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/stuffy-nose-relief#2

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The Different Types of Dementia These types of dementia often present themselves with very similar symptoms. Even trained physicians may have a trouble determining for certain which type of dementia a patient has, and some people experience multiple types of dementia concurrently, which is called “mixed dementia”.

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Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are known to increase oxalate in the urine and kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Cleveland Clinic.

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Dementia is a blanket or umbrella term that characterizes one of the primary clinical manifestations of several diseases or conditions; including Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) in the late stages, vascular dementia (VaD), Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD), & Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

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