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There are many types of dementia, the most common being Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies.
Diagnosing dementia can often be difficult, particularly in the early stages. The GP should be your first point of consultation.
The Office of National Statistics has today (27 February 2015) released statistics showing dementia and Alzheimer's disease to be the leading cause of death in women over 80.
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