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Does anyone know the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?


Asked by amessageofhope at 1:29 AM on Sep. 6, 2010 in Health

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  • Correct. Alzheimers is a type of demetia. Alzheimers is a degenerative disease that is fatal. Dementia is the state of confusion that accompanies many mental conditions.

    Answer by GoldenLinds at 3:09 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I believe Dementia is a broad term which covers many different similar illnesses - one of which IS Alzheimer's. However, I don't have all the facts on the whole thing, that's just what I remember from when my Great Grandfather was alive... But I believe Alzheimer's is a type of Dementia...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:32 AM on Sep. 6, 2010