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Dementia risks
Dementia

  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Head Injury
  • Down Syndrome
  • Years of Excessive Alcohol Use
  • Family history of disorder
  • Estrogen Excess
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • High levels of homocysteine
  • Atherosclerosis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Aging
  • Smoking
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stroke recovery can be a lengthy process that requires patience, hard work, and commitment. Learn what to expect while going through rehabilitation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder that causes your eye to cross inward towards your nose. It's caused when the sixth cranial nerve is damaged.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    Source:HLCMS
  • A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An epidural hematoma happens when a mass of blood forms between your skull and brain. Learn how to prevent and treat this life-threatening condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. It's also called arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.
    Source:HLCMS
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diuretics (water pills) help increase the loss of water and salt from the body. Learn more, including types, examples, side effects, and risks.
    Source:HLCMS
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