The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

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"What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease?" It's a frequent question posed to neurologists and scientists and the short answer is: Dementia is a syndrome — a group of symptoms, not a disease — that has a number of causes, whereas Alzheimer's is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia. Alzheimer's accounts for 60 to 80 percent of all dementia cases.

 

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