Is Dementia Hereditary?

If you have a family member with dementia, you may be wondering if it is hereditary. The answer is yes…and no. The genetics of dementia are complex with many factors weighing in. If your loved one has dementia, the first step in discerning if you are at risk is understanding what caused their dementia in the first place. Although not all dementias can be diagnosed with certainty, a skilled physician can preform a series of medical assessments to provide you with a diagnosis that is as accurate as possible. Dementia is Not a Disease Dementia is not a disease […]

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