Lent Prompt 10: Vascular Dementia

The second most common type of dementia is vascular dementia. Difficulties with memory, thinking and language skills occur due to reduced blood to the brain due to damage to the blood vessels supplying the brain.  Ultimately when blood can not reach blood cells, they die. As well as difficulties with memory, thinking and language skills; it is common for someone with vascular dementia to have emotional symptoms such as apathy, depression and anxiety. The emotions can be further adversely affected because of realisation of burden placing on carers.

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