Brief Description of Dementing DisordersAuthor(s): Kasper S
Dementia is a word used to describe a loss of memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking abilities that is severe enough to affect daily life. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. Dementia is a generic word for a loss of capacity to recall, think, or make judgments that interferes with daily tasks. The most frequent form of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. Dementia is not a normal aspect of ageing, even though it usually affects older people. Red meat, butter and margarine, cheese, pastries and sweets, and fried or fast food are all prohibited on the MIND diet.