Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Vascular dementia

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.

An official website of the National Institutes of Health