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Alzheimer’s Dementia | Elderly Care Centre in mumbai |Jagruti Rehab Centre PowerPoint Presentation
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Alzheimer’s Dementia | Elderly Care Centre in mumbai |Jagruti Rehab Centre

Alzheimer’s Dementia | Elderly Care Centre in mumbai |Jagruti Rehab Centre

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  1. http://www.jagrutirehab.org Dementia Care |Jagruti Rehab Centre  Dementia a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning”  It May be associated with loss of social judgment, higher functions & forgetfulness. Which interferes with day today communications activities of patients. How common is Dementia? Its estimated that 44 Million People in the World have Dementia Today Every 70 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease. Most types of Dementias can’t be cured but, if detected early there are various ways to treat them or at least maintain mental functions & prevent deterioration. Also if there is an early diagnosis, person can plan their own treatments & Future. They can find out the right people, hospital & authority of their property, to lead a fulfilled life. Types of Dementia 1. Alzheimer’s Dementia 2. Vascular Dementia 3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies 4. Fronto-Temporal Dementia 5. Rare Causes Alzheimer’s Dementia Alzheimer’s Dementia is the most common form of Dementia. Around 70% of patients are having this type of Dementia. It increases with age. There is loss of Brain cells due to formation of Plaques ; Neuro fibrilary tangles which lead to shrinkage of Brain. The Gray matter of our brain is responsible for thoughts, Memory, higher functions like calculation, Planning ; organization etc. Due to loss of neurons in these areas lead to deterioration of these functions. Vascular Dementia This is the second most common form of Dementia. It’s estimated that around 15-20% of all dementias are due to Vascular Dementia. It’s due to disturbances of the blood supply to the brain, i.e. Stoke. It may be hemorrhagic or occlusion of blood vessels. Because of it Brain cell die ; may cause Dementia Symptoms. Atherosclerosis is the main reason for these types of Dementias. Type I diabetes, Smoking ; small vessel disease are particularly are more vulnerable. http://www.jagrutirehab.org

  2. http://www.jagrutirehab.org Dementia with Lewy Bodies Lewy bodies are small, circular lumps of proteins that develop inside the brain cells which causes disturbances in neurotransmitters, acetylcholine ; Dopamaine. There are also symptoms of Parkinsonism in this Dementia such as shaking, tremors, slowness & rigidity Fronto-Temporal Dementia Fornto Temporal dementia is caused by damage ; shrinking of two areas, Frontal ; Temporal Lobes of Brain. These are also called as Early onset Dementias as they start at early age i.e. before 65 yrs of age. Usually these types of Dementias are rapidly progressive ; may cause death within few yrs of diagnosis. Usually these are genetically transmitted ; found in families. Rare causes of Dementia Huntington’s disease Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Cortico-Basal Degeneration Metal Poisoning e.g. Lead Alcohol Dependance Medications like steroids Vitamin Deficiency Head Injury Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Hypothyroidism Wilson’s disease            We have started a new facility of 100 beds for care & treatment of Dementia ; Neurologically disable patients | Jagruti Rehab Centre . http://www.jagrutirehab.org