Parkinson’s dementia: is it the same as Alzheimer’s?

Parkinson’s dementia: is it the same as Alzheimer’s?

Many people believe that parkinsonism only affects movement, but those with Parkinson’s dementia experience slow thoughts, memory loss and a lower attention span. According to Parkinson’s UK, a diagnosis of Parkinson’s dementia occurs if symptoms appear a year or more...
What is Parkinson’s disease?

What is Parkinson’s disease?

According to Parkinson’s UK, around 145,000 people live with Parkinson’s disease in the UK, and it’s also the fastest growing neurological condition in the world. In this article, we attempt to explain the symptoms and available treatments for Parkinson’s disease, to...
How to get a dementia diagnosis

How to get a dementia diagnosis

If you or a loved one is experiencing memory problems, it might be time to get a dementia diagnosis from a medical professional. It’s distressing to start forgetting people’s names or be unable to recall facts you used to remember easily. Maybe you find yourself in a...
Are memory problems always dementia?

Are memory problems always dementia?

Many people report being forgetful, or that their memory is getting worse. People often say, half-jokingly, that they must be developing dementia, because they struggle to remember things like they used to. Commonly, people tell their psychiatrists that their memory...