Signs and symptoms of brain atrophy include seizures, dementia, difficulty with reading or speaking, and loss of motor control, according to HealthGrades. Dementia presents itself with memory loss and difficulty carrying... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Mild diffuse cerebral atrophy is a symptomatic brain condition generally involving the loss, or deterioration of, neurons and the connections between them, usually indicating the presence of other brain diseases. Atrophy... More »

The estimated average life expectancy of someone with multiple system atrophy is seven to ten years, states the American Academy of Neurology. Multiple system atrophy is a progressive, degenerative neurological disorder ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Effective treatments for brain atrophy include medication, nonmedication therapy, increasing brain activity, regular exercise and eating balanced diets rich in antioxidant fruits and vegetables, claims Healthgrades. The ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some symptoms of cerebellar atrophy in children include developmental delays, seizures and ophthalmoplegia, according to the National Institutes of Health. Ophthalmoplegia is a disorder where the eyes of the muscles are ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The symptoms of late-stage dementia include severe memory loss, pronounced difficulty engaging in conversation, incontinence, marked behavior changes and severely impaired mobility, as the Alzheimer's Society describes. ... More »

Symptoms of dementia that appear early include short-term memory loss, difficulty finding the right words, difficulty following a storyline, changes in mood and personality, loss of interest in hobbies or activities, and... More »