An interesting article connecting autoimmune disease with dementia. A must read if you have any autoimmune disease. Elaine Moore Graves' Disease and Autoimmune Disease Education > Articles > Autoimmune Diseases > Autoimmune Causes of Dementia
Dementia is not a disease in itself, it is a collection of symptoms caused by disorders affecting the brain (like Alzheimer’s Disease). This article provides an overview of dementia and the most common causes of dementia.
SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori
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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