Dementia risks

  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Head Injury
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Aging
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Down Syndrome
  • Smoking
  • Years of Excessive Alcohol Use
  • High levels of homocysteine
  • Family history of disorder
  • Estrogen Excess
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • A transient ischemic attack (TIA) occurs when there's a sudden lack of blood flow to your brain. Learn about TIA symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
  • Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. It's also called arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.
  • Stroke recovery can be a lengthy process that requires patience, hard work, and commitment. Learn what to expect while going through rehabilitation.
  • 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.
  • Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is estimated that depression affects 1 in 20 Americans.
  • Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (HHS) is a potentially life-threatening condition involving extremely high blood sugar (glucose) levels.
  • Did you know artificial sweeteners may actually increase your risk for diabetes or worsen your condition? Read on to find out what makes a good sugar substitute.
  • Diabetes insipidus (DI) is not a form of diabetes. Instead, it's a rare condition that occurs when your kidneys are not able to conserve water.
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
  • When you have diabetes, you must carefully monitor your carbohydrate intake. This includes sugars found in desserts.
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