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dementia

A condition in which a person loses the ability to think, remember, learn, make decisions, and solve problems. Symptoms may also include personality changes and emotional problems. There are many causes of dementia, including Alzheimer disease, brain cancer, and brain injury. Dementia usually gets worse over time.

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dementia

A condition in which a person loses the ability to think, remember, learn, make decisions, and solve problems. Symptoms may also include personality changes and emotional problems. There are many causes of dementia, including Alzheimer disease, brain cancer, and brain injury. Dementia usually gets worse over time.

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vascular dementia

Dementia is a persistent disorder caused by brain disease or injury characterized by memory problems, personality changes, and impaired judgement and reasoning. Vascular dementia is caused by an impaired blood supply to the brain.
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