Causes of dementia

Alzheimer's disease concept

Dementia is caused by a range of diseases and injuries that affect the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease or vascular disease or head injury. It is estimated that more than 55 million people are living with dementia, and this is predicted to rise to 78 million by 2030.

What are the symptoms of dementia?

Although many people think of dementia as a memory problem, dementia can cause difficulties with any of the functions of the brain. These are often divided into cognitive changes and psychological changes, but there are also physical changes that take place.