Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD) complications
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD)

Complications could include:

  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing dementia, like learning a new language.
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
  • Dementia may affect memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. Mental impairment must affect at least two brain functions to be considered dementia.
  • Dementia is a condition that affects the brain. A person with dementia displays diminished mental capabilities. These can include problems with memory, speaking and understanding speech (aphasia), planning, and performing other complex behaviors. ...
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects the brain's ability to use and understand language. Aphasia can interfere with your use of verbal and/or written communication.
  • Apathy is a lack of interest in life activities and/or interacting with others. It can affect a person's ability to keep a job, maintain personal relationships, and enjoy life.
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
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