What is Dementia?
Dementia is a word that describes a number of different symptoms that are caused when the brain experiences damage. This can be problem-solving issues, as well as memory loss and difficulties with language. The symptoms a person will experience depends on the disease that is causing dementia and the part of the brain that has been impacted.
Symptoms of Dementia
The various forms of dementia tend to impact people in different ways. This is especially the case in the early stages. There are other factors that have an influence on how well someone can cope with dementia, including the environment around them and how people respond to them.
A person with dementia will typically have cognitive symptoms, which means symptoms to do with their memory or the way that they think. This includes…
It is also common for someone suffering from dementia to have changes in their mood. For example, they may become unusually sad or easily upset. They may also be anxious, withdrawn, irritable or frustrated.
With certain types of dementia, the person may strongly believe things that are not true. This is known as delusions. Some people also experience hallucinations, which is when they see things that are not really there.
Mundial Medical Clinic for Management of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
If you are looking for help and assistance for someone who is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s, you have come to the right place. We help patients in St. Petersburg General Hospital as well as those in community nursing homes. Our mission is to provide the best medical care and service for all of our patients. We provide a wide range of internal medicine services, including check-ups and regular physical examinations, as well as preventative care.
We promote overall wellness and health for our patients, acting as a primary, personal care provider and developing long-term relationships with their families. Our team is headed by our physician, Dr. Humberto Perez, who graduated from Universidad Mundial Dominicana, School Of Medicine in 1986. He is fluent in both Spanish and English and boasts more than 23 years of experience. For more information about our clinic and how we can assist you, please do not hesitate to give us a call.
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