what-is-vascular-dementia

What is Vascular Dementia?

Vascular Dementia often comes into our thinking when we’re looking at some patients with dementia. And what we’re seeing with Vascular...

What-is-Frontotemporal-Dementia

What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

Frontotemporal Dementia is probably one of the leading causes of younger onset dementia. Patients being affected from their 30s to their...

What is Lewy Body Dementia

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

People often confuse, and come up to me and ask what’s the difference between having Parkinson’s Disease or Lewy Body Dementia....

Sundowning in Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep-wake disturbances are common in Alzheimer’s disease and can lead to great distress.  The most frequently seen phenomenon is sundowning where...

The genetics of alzheimers disease

The Role of Genes in Alzheimer’s Disease

The genetics of Alzheimer’s disease are a little bit more complicated. Unfortunately, we don’t see a very clear pattern in Alzheimer’s...

A negative reaction to Parkinson's or Dementia Diagnosis

A Negative Reaction to the Diagnosis

One of the challenges with these diseases of the brain, is that there can be a bit of a stigma attached...

acetylcholine - treatment for Parkinson's

Acetylcholine – an important brain chemical in memory function

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease is very challenging. Unfortunately, we don’t have very effective therapies that improve memory, but the strategies that we...

Neurodegenerative Disease - Causes - Genes

Neurodegenerative Disease – Genes

Probably the most common question I get asked by support groups and people in general is “Is this disease of mine...

Challenges of Frontotemporal Dementia

Challenges of Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia is a real challenge. The memory problems that we see with this dementia, don’t really respond to the treatments...

The genetics of frontotemporal dementia

The Role of Genes in Frontotemporal Dementia

The genetics of Frontotemporal Dementia probably one of the most rapidly evolving fields that we have in this space. Probably 10...