Symptoms of dementia vary depending on the cause and the area of the brain that is affected. Memory loss is usually the earliest and most noticeable symptom. Other key symptoms of dementia include:
Having difficulty recalling recent events. Not recognizing familiar people and places. Having trouble finding the right words to express thoughts or name objects.
What causes Ulcerative Colitis?
The cause of ulcerative colitis is unknown. It may be caused by an abnormal response by the body's immune system to normal intestinal bacteria. Disease-causing bacteria and viruses also may play a role.
Ulcerative colitis can run in families.
How is Diabetes treated?
People with diabetes should see a health care provider who will help them learn to manage their diabetes and who will monitor their diabetes control. The goal of diabetes management is to keep blood glucose levels as close to the normal range as safely possible.
What causes High Blood Pressure?
While the cause of high blood pressure in most people remains unclear, a variety of conditions -- such as getting little or no exercise, poor diet, obesity, older age, and genetics -- can contribute to the development of hypertension.
What are the risks of high cholesterol?
High Cholesterol, also known as hypercholesterolemia, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Abnormal levels of LDL cholesterol or HDL cholesterol are treated with a low-fat diet, exercise, and medications such as statins.
What immunizations do I need?
If you plan on traveling internationally, plan on seeing us 4-6 weeks prior to your travel to find out what immunizations/vaccines you may need.