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What Is Dementia? Symptoms, Types, and Diagnosis

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. These functions include memory, language skills, visual perception, problem solving, self-management, and the ability to focus and pay attention. Some people with dementia cannot control their emotions, and their… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Five eye problems that could signal you have the condition

Parkinson’s disease occurs after a nerve cells are lost in a part of the brain known as the substantia nigra. This can lead to a reduction in dopamine which is a chemical in the brain that helps regulate movement in the body. If dopamine is in short supply, symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be triggered.… Read More »