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Complications of Dementia

Complications list for Dementia:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Dementia includes:

See also the symptoms of Dementia and Dementia: Introduction.

Complications of Dementia:

Dementia causes serious memory, personality, and behavioral problems that the person can not recognize. Someone with dementia may at first remember how to operate an automobile and how to travel to familiar places. However, at some point as the disease progresses, their driving abilities do become impaired. Unfortunately, people with dementia often cannot recognize when they should no longer drive. (Source: excerpt from Older Drivers -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Medical news summaries about complications of Dementia:

The following medical news items are relevant to complications of Dementia:

Dementia as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Dementia as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Dementia.

About complications:

Complications of Dementia are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Dementia. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Dementia and complications of Dementia is unclear or arbitrary.


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