What is Dementia? Print

Dementia isn’t a disease but a group of symptoms caused by other conditions. It is also  called neuro-cognitive disorder. The good news is that some causes are curable. This is the reason why an assessment by a board certified neurologist is very important. 

Some cause for these symptoms are curable, it is why it is very important to have an accurate diagnoses for it’s cause.

Causes of dementia that may be reversible include:

These forms of dementia are partially manageable, but they aren’t reversible and get worse over time: