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Non-Treatable Dementia
Although a number of diseases can cause dementia, Alzheimer's disease is by far the most common. More than one-half of all dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer's disease. The second most common cause of dementia is multi-infarct dementia, which is a type of vascular dementia.
 
Other types of dementia that currently have no cure include:
 
 
Other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms include:
 
 
Although dementia is common in very elderly individuals, it is not a normal part of the aging process.
 
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