What are the stages of frontal dementia?
In brief, frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, is a degenerative disease that affects the front part of the brain. It is a type of dementia. So the stages of the condition can be similar to that of dementia.
- signs of personality change
- strange behaviors, such as repetitive behaviors, unusual sexual and physical behavior
- possible weight gain from overeating
- language problems
- loss of more language skills
- obvious personality and mood changes, such as despression
- loss of empathy and a lack of initiative
- impaired judgment
- change in sleep patterns
- loss of insight into her personal conduct
- disability to speak
- loss of muscle movement
- being unable to respond to environment
While frontotemporal dementia patient has a longer life expectancy than Alzheimer’s disease patient, death can occur from complications.
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