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684 Possible Causes for Possibly Dementia

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Possible explanations include the presence of either urinary catheters or cognitive impairment (dementia or delirium) that precludes a reliable history.[doi.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    So, why would taking metformin possibly put you at risk for a B12 deficiency?[diabetesselfmanagement.com] Symptoms of B12 deficiency include certain types of anemia, neuropathy, memory loss, confusion, and even dementia.[diabetesselfmanagement.com] Depression Psychosis Cardiovascular Possible increased risk of myocardial infarction and stroke In addition to hematologic and neuropsychiatric manifestations, vitamin B[aafp.org]

  • Acute Cystitis

    Possible explanations include the presence of either urinary catheters or cognitive impairment (dementia or delirium) that precludes a reliable history.[doi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    Apparently, the longer people live the greater the possibility of getting dementia. One in every six people over the age of 80 have developed this disease.[sciencetimes.com] High on the list was the recommendation that people between the ages of 40 and 64 to “reduce the amount they drink as much as possible.”[milkeninstitute.org] It's quite possible that before her dementia, she was very skilled at hiding or covering up her drinking, or perhaps her tolerance for alcohol was such that you either didn't[caring.com]

  • Insomnia

    In cases of genetic diseases with atypical manifestations, the coexistence of two or even more diseases should be considered as a possible explanation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] And most studies have shown that insomnia impairs cognitive performance, a possible risk factor for mild cognitive impairment and dementia.[nytimes.com] Possibly Effective for Insomnia caused by beta-blocker drugs.[webmd.com]

  • Menopause

    Estrogens should be used at the lowest dose possible, only for as long as needed.[premarin.com] Using estrogens, with or without progestins, may increase your chance of getting dementia, based on a study of women 65 years of age or older.[premarin.com]

  • Hypertension

    Results of randomized controlled trials on cognition are contradictory, possibly because of methodological limitations.[doi.org] Various observational, randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses have found positive results concerning prevention of cognitive decline and dementia with antihypertensive[doi.org]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Ultimately people with untreated syphilis may suffer dementia, blindness, reduced muscle movement, and possible paralysis. Trichomonas is an example of a parasitic STD.[med.nyu.edu]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol stimulates insulin production, which speeds up glucose metabolism and can result in low blood sugar, causing irritability and (for diabetics ) possible death.[omicsonline.org] Related journals on Chronic alcohol abuse Dementia & Mental health , International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience , Mental llness and treatment ,[omicsonline.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Remember that it’s possible to have symptoms of both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia when blood sugar levels aren’t managed.[draxe.com] Severe hypoglycemic episodes in older patients with diabetes have been shown to be associated with an increased risk of dementia, heart disease, functional brain failure,[draxe.com]

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