Dementia is a general term for a group of syndromes associated with memory loss. People often don't understand the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia
According to Britain's National He alth Service, Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia and, together with vascular dementia, accounts for the majority of cases.
According to statistics, dementia is the most common cause of death in the UK: around 67,000 people die from this disease in the country every year.
At the same time, frontotemporal dementia (FTD) causes problems with behavior and speech, but it turns out that cravings for certain foods can be a symptom of this disease. British scientists have indicated exactly which products are a signal light.
Patients with FTD may “crave heavily for sugary, fatty foods or carbohydrates and even forget table manners.”
“They don't seem to know when to stop eating, drinking alcohol or smoking,” the scientists added.
The opinion of the English scientists was also commented on by the cardiologist Denis Prokofiev.
What are other signs of dementia
In addition to changes in eating habits, other symptoms of dementia, according to experts, are:
• Denial of bans
• Loss of interest in people and things
• Loss of drive and motivation
• Inability to focus on others
• Repetitive Behavior
• Compulsive binge eating
• Neglect of personal hygiene
• Incorrect use of words
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