Vascular dementia is a medical term that describes mental problems that arise from an insufficient blood supply to the brain, according to Mayo Clinic. It covers problems related to mental processes such as reasoning, me... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The seven stages of vascular dementia begin with no impairment, then continue with very mild, mild and moderate, according to EverydayHealth. The last stages include moderately severe, severe and very severe. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The earliest symptom for dementia that clearly stands out is memory loss, according to WebMD. As things progress, patients have trouble recalling things that have happened recently and recognizing places and people. Even... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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