Understanding the Early Side of Dementia

Sometimes we all find ourselves wondering if we’re dealing with just a little bit of dementia. Whether it’s because we’ve forgotten a word in the middle of a sentence or what to call an everyday object, it’s enough to make you wonder why you’re this way. The good news is these aren’t symptoms of a serious disease, just a normal part of aging. Why Aging Changes Your Brain As you age you should expect your brain to change. It’ll take you longer to learn new things and remember old things. This form of mild forgetfulness is different from serious memory problems like Alzheimer’s disease. Some of the most common biological and psychological causes of this type of dementia include: Tumors Blood clots Brain infections Thyroid problems such as hypothyroidism Kidney or liver disorders Drinking too much alcohol Trauma to the Read More +