We are so accustomed to the word dementia that many are not aware of a less severe syndrome known as mild cognitive impairment. But here are some important facts that one may not know about Alzheimer’s and dementia.
This infographic reveals facts about Alzheimer’s and Dementia you might not know. For example, the number of people affected by dementia worldwide is nearly 47.5 million.
Alzheimer’s diseases is the 6th leading cause of death in the US. On the other hand, a new case of dementia is diagnosed every 4 seconds. Each year 7.7 million new cases dementia are diagnosed worldwide.
There will be 1 new case of Alzheimer’s disease every 33 seconds in the US by the middle of the century.
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