Vascular Dementia: A Common Post-Stroke Problem

Cognitive dysfunction can result from stroke-induced decreased blood flow to the brain.

Vascular dementia is the second-most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and derives from blood vessel damage in the brain. This occurs when a stroke or series of mini-strokes (TIAs, or transient ischemic attacks) cuts off or restricts the flow of blood to brain cells, interfering with their ability to communicate with one […]

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