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Study Suggests that Lupus Patients Are At-Risk for Dementia

Early signs that can help detect dementia

This information may be quite useful for lupus patients and their relatives if they want to detect the early signs of dementia and other related problems. While the symptoms of dementia can vary widely, at least two of the following major mental functions must be significantly affected to be considered a case of dementia:

  • Memory
  • Communication and language
  • Ability to concentrate and pay attention
  • Reasoning and judgment
  • Visual perception