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Related Dementias

Many conditions and diseases cause dementia. Alzheimer's is the most common cause. Other causes include brain changes that lead to vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal disorders.

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Frontotemporal Disorders

Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving for people with frontotemporal disorders.

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Lewy Body Dementia

Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving for people with Lewy body dementia.

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Other Dementias

Learn about how dementia is diagnosed and about vascular dementia and mixed dementia.

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Vascular Dementia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Vascular dementia is caused by a range of conditions that disrupt blood flow to the brain and affect memory, thinking, and behavior. Learn about the causes of vascular dementia and modifiable risk factors.
Older woman, who has dementia, sitting on a sofa in her home.