Everything you need to know about dementia
US actor David Cassidy recently revealed that he has dementia.
But what exactly is dementia, what are the symptoms, and is it something we can prevent?
We take a look:
So in short: it’s caused when diseases damage the brain (like Alzheimer’s), the symptoms include forgetting words and getting mixed up with what day it is, and it’s believed that having an unhealthy lifestyle, including smoking, can increase the risk.