According to the World Health Organization, the number of people in the world living with dementia is an astronomical 50 million. What’s worse, this figure will to increase to near 150 million by 2050! And it’s not like dementia is a normal part of aging – it’s a syndrome linked to numerous brain illnesses that causes impairment in memory, thinking, communication, ability to focus and reasoning.
This infographic gives a lucid explanation of Dementia, its causes, symptoms and treatment options. Recognizing, understanding and acting on the symptoms can go a long way in stemming the flood.
The Dementia Epidemic:
Infographic by – MBA Healthcare Management