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Adults With ADHD Three Times As Likely to Develop Dementia

Researchers report that ADHD adults, those adults who are suffering from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, are over 3 times as more likely to get a common type of degenerative dementia compared to those not having ADHD.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03064.x The researchers established the association in a study of 360 subjects having degenerative dementia and… Read More »

Does deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s increase risk of dementia?

There’s good news for people with Parkinson’s disease. A new study shows that deep brain stimulation may not increase the risk of developing dementia. The study is published in the July 1, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For people with advanced Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation… Read More »

Bipolar and Dementia

Even if my bipolar disorder progresses, even if I get dementia, I can still love and be loved. March 25, 2020 by Kitt O’Malley Leave a Comment I fear dementia. Both of my parents have dementia and live in a memory care community. They love one another and seem happy where they are now, but… Read More »