What is Multiinfarct Encephalopathy?

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What is Multiinfarct Encephalopathy?

What is Multiinfarct Encephalopathy?

Vascular dementia or multi-infarct dementia is the second leading cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease in older adults; it is a form of cognitive deficit caused by the alteration of cerebral blood circulation following acute events, such as a stroke or a cerebral hemorrhage or chronic diseases, ...

How Old Do You Live With Dementia?

Usually, doctors and researchers tell their patients that the disease lasts an average of 3 to 9 years. Although opinions are often conflicting and there are cases of people who have lived with the disease for up to 20 years.

How to stop dementia?

In the case of more severe and progressive ones, such as Alzheimer's disease, there are no cures or treatments that can stop the progression of the disease. People with Alzheimer's typically take medications that slow the progress of the condition and relieve symptoms.
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