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The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.
Find out about how dementia is diagnosed. We also have the latest stats on dementia.
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Symptoms and diagnosis
We have information for anyone worried about potential symptoms of dementia including if you are worried about your own memory or someone else's.
You can also find out about risk factors associated with different types of dementia and what to do if you have been diagnosed with dementia.
Read about drugs that can alleviate the symptoms of dementia including information on antipsychotics