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Both take out our basic abilities to function and remember things, and as the disease advances, symptoms include confusion, irritability, long-term memory loss, a loss in bodily functions, and ultimately death.

Dementia can also occur from strokes, and most always occurs between 70 and 80 years of age. Alzheimer’s can occur as early as 45 years of age, and it’s onset is gradual.

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