Frontotemportal Dementia

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While we all may be aware of the dementia crisis that is increasingly heading our way, it often takes a celebrity to truly raise the issue and increase our general awareness levels. I am referring to FTD or frontotemporal dementia and Bruce Willis’ recent diagnosis.

Dementia is a syndrome describing a series of symptoms including memory loss, loss of judgement and language, problem-solving and other processing abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily activities of daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. FTD is less well know and the Alzhiemers Society of Canada states:……Continue

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