Oktober 1, 2009 Oleh Heryan Tony 4

Understanding Dementia

One of the most common illnesses suffered by the seniors is dementia. Dementia is not a physical illness, but it is a disease that related with brain, which causes damage in memory or another problem related with mind. Dementia syndrome can be seen from the lost of memory, verbal disorder, low awareness level, disability to recognize time such as day or year. Actually, dementia is not only suffered by seniors, but people in all ages. This disease suffered by seniors the most because they have less brain activities like reading, problem solving, writing, and many others.

The dementia symptoms can be seen in about 6 months before someone is diagnosed on suffering dementia. Dementia can be classified into several types such as Alzheimer, DLB, moyamoya, FTLD, and some others. Since dementia is related to brain and mind, each person can have different symptom from others.

Dementia treatment can be done in various methods. The method can be done by stimulating the mind or giving them some drugs. One unique treatment is by using music therapy. Understanding dementia is an important thing for our family and us. With the good understanding, we will be able to prevent the disease or give our seniors the best treatment. For the dementia guide, we can go to Dementiaguide.com.