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Is Dementia Hereditary? Busting the Myths

Is Dementia Hereditary? Busting the Myths

A leading concern amongst family members of dementia patients is whether they are at a risk of developing the disease themselves, due to hereditary genetic patterns and mutations. The answer, in most cases, is a definitive no, as dementia can be attributed to an array of reasons, only one of which is genetic transfer.However, since Alzheimer's disease along with other forms of dementia can also be associated with genetics; individuals having multiple family members who have any form of dementia have a higher propensity of developing the disease in their later years. Such individuals should consult neurologists and undergo regular testing to ensure the immediate diagnosis of any memory loss disorder.The research in the domain of dementia is still young, therefore, no isolated cause-and-effect...