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Alzheimer’s Versus Dementia

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Hear a clear explanation of the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. Watch this video from Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to see why these are very different terms.


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February 23, 2014 10:18 pm

So interesting and clear. Thank you.

Anonymous
Anonymous
February 23, 2014 11:08 pm

Awesome explanation

Adam
Adam
March 16, 2015 3:34 am

What do you think about studies of brain supplements like this http://cerebralsuccess.com/pages/smartx-by-cerebral-success-study-results? Do these studies sufficiently show brain enhancements to back claims?

m-mman
m-mman
Reply to  Adam
March 19, 2015 6:55 pm

A 'study' that involved just 10 subjects for just 3 days?
The bigger question is whether you think this represents a valid study?
Real scientists would readily dismiss it as being too small and too short.

Sadly science has NOT YET discovered a cure for any of the underlying brain changes related to dementia.
This is most likely related to the fact that science had NOT YET even discovered the CAUSES of any of the underlying physiologic changes related to dementia.

The standard answer to anyone who claims to have discovered a cure (or even just the cause!) of dementia is "Well I will just wait until you have been awarded the Nobel prize for your discovery" because there does await an automatic Nobel prize to the first person who can figure this out. Until then all the ads and 'discoveries' are just blowing hot air.

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AlzWeekly.com
Reply to  Adam
March 31, 2015 4:37 pm

All those results could have simply been from the caffeine in this supplement. No way to really tell, so not very scientific.

Robin Yvonne
Robin Yvonne
October 25, 2015 11:38 pm

What makes the symptoms of Alzheimer's different from other forms of dementia?

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October 27, 2015 11:57 am
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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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