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October 19, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Patient Creates Documentary to Educate Others on Frontotemporal Dementia

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice (@elizabeth rice)

In Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), areas of your brain (the frontal lobe and temporal lobe) shrink, causing progressive speech, language, personality and behavior problems, as well as a decline in your thinking and reasoning skills (cognitive skills). It is often misdiagnosed as a psychiatric problem or as Alzheimer’s disease, but FTD tends to occur at a […]

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