Vascular dementia

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What is vascular dementia?

Vascular dementia is the chronic reduced blood flow to the brain;usually as the result of a stroke or series of strokes.With reduced blood flow,oxygen and nutrients are blocked from the brain, cells die,causing damage to the brain resulting in progressive decline in memory and cognitive functioning.

Common symptoms reported by people with vascular dementia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with vascular dementia

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Compare treatments taken by people with vascular dementia

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Who has vascular dementia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 3
50s 12
60s 10
70+ 16
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 5
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 19
Female 31

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from vascular dementia patients who have completed their condition history
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