Conditions and diseases that are particularly likely to affect these functions include stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular disease (both ischemia and arrhythmias), arthritis, dementia, Parkinson's disease and seizure disorders.
There may be cases where the patient has borderline decision-making capacity or early dementia but is not really at a stage where they have lost the ability to decide.”.
It's still unclear whether other long-term consequences of TBI might include elevated risk of epilepsy, dementia, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Parkinson's disease, or suicide.
dementia. “We want to work with the patient, but we have to show progress,” Mr.
fibrillation. Uncontrolled hypertension also increases risk of sudden cardiac death, angina pectoris and vascular dementia, among other conditions.
This is at the same time as the prevalence of another scourge of old age, dementia, is also increasing. ... I'm not aware of any serious body of thought that has addressed the issue of online activity combined with dementia, so let me do it right here.
The scan is not for predicting the development of AD-associated dementia, is not for monitoring patient responses to AD therapy, and does not replace other diagnostic tests used in the
It's also scary to some people. With aging, you think of deterioration, depression and dementia.
The DSM-4 focused just on the dementia phase of the disease, Dr. ... Are they doing their taxes, so everything seems fine? They don't seem like a dementia person,” he said.
A boxed warning for conventional antipsychotics about an increased risk of death associated with their off-label use in patients with dementia-related psychosis.