Dementia is a progressive syndrome caused by a variety of diseases that destroys nerve cells and damages the brain. This results in a deterioration of cognitive function, impairs memory, thinking and daily functioning. Causes and risk factors include high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, hypercholesterolaemia, obesity, metabolic disorders, immune disorders, excessive alcohol consumption, physical inertia, social isolation and smoking. As a rule, several causal factors occur simultaneously and reinforce each other.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

    The neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer's is characterised by a breakdown of nerve cells in the cerebral cortex.

If dementia is suspected, an experienced doctor should be consulted. The treatment of dementia should also take into account individual causal factors and physical imbalances in order to improve the state of health.