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Vascular dementia

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Introduction
Vascular dementia is a common form of dementia that affects more than 111,000 people in the UK.
Symptoms of vascular dementia and its early warning signs
The early warning signs of vascular dementia can be very similar to those of depression. It is important that these signs are brought to the attention of your GP.
Causes of vascular dementia
NHS Choices information on the causes of vascular dementia, with links to other useful resources
Diagnosing vascular dementia and its early warning signs
If you're worried because you think you, or someone you know, may have the signs of vascular dementia, see your GP.
Treating vascular dementia and its early warning signs
If caught early, the brain damage caused by blood vessel changes can be halted with lifestyle changes and blood pressure drugs, and dementia can be prevented.